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Nicholas Nickleby, Paperback / softback Book

Nicholas Nickleby Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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'The novel has everything: absorbing melodrama, with a supporting cast of heroes, villains and eccentrics' The TimesWhen Nicholas's father dies he, his mother and sister are left penniless.

To earn his keep, Nicholas becomes a tutor at Dotheboys Hall but soon discovers that the headmaster, Wackford Squeers, is a one-eyed tyrant who insists on a harsh regime.

Nicholas embarks on an adventure that takes him from loathsome boarding schools to the London stage.

Dickens confronts issues of neglect and cruelty in this blackly comic masterpiece.

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