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London SYP Book Club – April 2015 – ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’ by Charles Dickens

13th April 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

9780140437423

Book: 'The Old Curiosity Shop' by Charles Dickens

Genre: Classical

Venue: Coco Momo, Holborn

The Book/Synopsis:

The sensational bestselling story of Little Nell, the beautiful child thrown into a shadowy, terrifying world, seems to belong less to the history of the Victorian novel than to folklore, fairy tale, or myth. The sorrows of Nell and her grandfather are offset by Dickens's creation of a dazzling contemporary world inhabited by some of his most brilliantly drawn characters-the eloquent ne'er-do-well Dick Swiveller; the hungry maid known as the "Marchioness"; the mannish lawyer Sally Brass; Quilp's brow-beaten mother-in-law; and Quilp himself, the lustful, vengeful dwarf, whose demonic energy makes a vivid counterpoint to Nell's purity. 

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Date:
13th April 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Organiser

SYP London Bookclub
Email:
londonbookclub@thesyp.org.uk

Venue

Coco Momo
64 Theobalds Road, Holborn
London, London WC1X 8SF United Kingdom
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http://www.foodandfuel.co.uk/our-cafes/coco-momo-holborn/