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BOOK OF THE MONTH
MY LIFE IN FULL
Indra K. Nooyi
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An intimate and powerful memoir by the trailblazing former CEO of PepsiCo

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Martin Chuzzzlewit
Michael Slater

Classification : Others
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350091449
Price : 395

About the book
Dickens’s classsic examination of greed and hypocrisy, by turns disturbing and hilarious The varying forms of the selfish Chuzzlewits are mercilessly dissected by Dickens, as he tells of their relentless in-fighting and ruthless pursuit of wealth. Young Martin’s comic odyssey to the New World; the naive Tom Pinch’s rite of passage from innocence to enlightenment; the smooth scheming of the arch-hypocrite Pecksniff; the grotesque self-love of Mrs Gamp; the increasingly-desperate machinations of murderous Jonas Chuzzlewit; all are portrayed with a typically Dickensian flair for unerringly accurate social satire, and buoyantly extravagant characterisation. The most comprehensive paperback edition available, with original illustrations, introduction, notes, selected criticism, text summary and chronology of Dickens’s life and times

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Michael Slater
Michael Slater is Professor of Victorian Literature at Birkbeck College in the University of London. He was editor of The Dickensian (1968-77) and President of the International Dickens Fellowship (1...(+)