Barnaby Rudge

Barnaby Rudge


Editor/introduction: Gordon W. Spence
Notes by: Gordon W. Spence

Format
Paperback
Price
$14.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140437287
  • 768 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

The title character of Barnaby Rudge, a feeble minded individual, is a passive actor who is swept along by events. Based on Gordon Riots of June 1780, the riots reach a climax in the storming and destruction of the Newgate Prison. This work is famous for its descriptions of mob violence which shows Dickens’ descriptive abilities. First published in 1841.

Barnaby Rudge

Barnaby Rudge

Charles Dickens, Editor/introduction: Gordon W. Spence, Notes by: Gordon W. Spence

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