Our mutual friend, no. 04Public
Last complete novel completed by Charles Dickens and is one of his most sophisticated works, combining savage satire with social analysis. In the opening chapters a body is found in the Thames and identified as that of John Harmon, a young man recently returned to London to receive his inheritance. Were he alive, his father's will would require him to marry Bella Wilfer, a beautiful, mercenary girl whom he had never met. Instead, the money passes to the working-class Boffins, and the effects spread into various corners of London society. Issued monthly from May 1864 to November 1865 in illustrated green paper covers. Chapters 11-13: Chapter 11. Podsnappery -- Chapter 12. The sweat of an honest man's brow -- Chapter 13. Tracking the bird of prey
- In Collection:
- Call Number: PR4568 A1 1864
- University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections, PR4568 A1 1864
- 20 volumes in 19
- Book the first: The cup and the lip
- 51.50853, -0.12574
- Victorian Serial Novels Collection
- December 14, 2010
- 24 bit color 400 dpi BMP; 24 bit color 150 dpi med quality (5) JPG; scanned 14Dec10-9Mar11 by CDW and SC; metadata by GF and KD.
- Contact Special Collections and University Archives for access to the original. This material is made available on this site for research and private study only.
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