ean 9780140435467 title dombey son sku st 0140435468 product category books comics ... more
magazines about speedy hen ltd by continuing with this checkout and ordering from speedy hen you are accepting our current terms and conditions details of which can be found by clicking here author biography charles dickens 1812 70 was a political reporter and journalist before establishing his reputation as a novelist with pickwick papers 1836 7 his novels captured and held the public imagination over a period of
ean 9789626349908 title dombey son cd sku st 9626349905 product category books comics ... more
magazines about speedy hen ltd by continuing with this checkout and ordering from speedy hen you are accepting our current terms and conditions details of which can be found by clicking here author s charles dickens contained items statement 8 audio cds country of publication hong kong date of publication 01 09 2009 format cd audio genre level 1 adult fiction genre level 2 general fiction genre level 3 general
Paul Dombey is an ambitious, calculating London merchant. He pins all his hopes for the ... more
future of his shipping firm on his fragile son whilst his daughter, Florence, goes unnoticed and neglected. It is only when the firm faces ruin, and Dombey is staring at a life of desolate solitude that Florence may finally be valued.
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Dombey and Son is both a firm and a family and the ambiguous connection between public and private life lies at the heart of Dickens' novel. Paul Dombey is a man who runs his domestic affairs as he runs his business: calculatingly callously coldly and commercially. Through his dysfunctional relationships with his son his two wives and his neglected daughter Florence Dickens paints a vivid picture of the limitations of a society dominated by commercial values and the drive for profit and explores the possibility of moral and emotional redemption through familial love.