Cover of: Dombey and Son (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Classics) | 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

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
848
Dimensions
7.6 x 5 x 1.9 inches
Weight
1.2 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL8978613M
ISBN 10
1853262579
ISBN 13
9781853262579
Library Thing
2194
Goodreads
922840

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