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Felipe Rocha Rocha din Desaiganj, Maharashtra, India din Desaiganj, Maharashtra, India

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Felipe Rocha Rocha din Desaiganj, Maharashtra, India

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Ben and I listened to this book on our way home from Portland. I think I would have liked it better if I'd just read it because the guy reading it did too many annoying voices that just didn't seem to fit right. Even without annoying voices, the writing was a little young for me; much of the story was predictable. But I think this is a fun read, especially for young readers.

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One of Dickens' first full out productions. The book has some memorable characters. Chief among them being Samuel Weller, who becomes Mr. Pickwick's valet and is the heart and soul of the tale. The character helped push Dickens' work (which was being serialized, and explains why his works are so lengthy...he was paid per installment) towards being a cultural phenomenon. His work became so popular, in Britain and abroad that you could say that he wound up being a 'rock star' before such a thing was ever dreamt of. The first British Invasion phenomenon if you will...