Our mutual friend, no. 13

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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 8-10: Chapter 8. The end of a long journey -- Chapter 9. Somebody becomes the sjbject of a prediction -- Chapter 10. Scouts out

In Collection:
Creator Contributor Subject Publisher Language Identifier
  • Call Number: PR4568 A1 1864
Date created Relation Resource type Source
  • University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections, PR4568 A1 1864
Rights statement Extent
  • 20 volumes in 19
Alternative title
  • Book the third: A long lane
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 51.50853, -0.12574
Additional physical characteristics
  • Illustrations.
Physical repository Collection
  • Victorian Serial Novels Collection
Provider Genre Date digitized
  • December 14, 2010
Technical note
  • 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.
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