Cover of: Dombey and Son | Charles Dickens

About the Book

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 andexplores the possibility of moral and emotional redemption through familial love.

The Physical Object

Pagination
870 p., [10] leaves of plates :
Number of pages
870

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL13513526M
Internet Archive
dombeysondickrich
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