Dombey and Son

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

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
846
Dimensions
15.6 x 10.5 x 2.9 centimeters
Weight
364 grams

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25432206M

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October 15, 2013 Edited by Andy Carter Added new edition
October 15, 2013 Created by Andy Carter Added new book.