Dealings with the firm of Dombey and Son
Nancy Holder

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.

Edition Notes

Series
The new Oxford illustrated Dickens
Other Titles
Dombey and Son

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxii, 878 p., [40] leaves of plates :
Number of pages
878

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16568315M

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