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by Dickens, Charles

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TitleLittle Dorrit
Author / Responsible partyDickens, Charles
GenreHistorical fiction.
TopicsHistorical fiction. Interpersonal relations -- Fiction. Children of prisoners -- England -- London -- Fiction. England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction. Marshalsea Prison (Southwark, London, England) -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd.


CLASSIC FICTION (PRE C 1945). William Dorrit has been a resident of the Marshalsea debtors prison for so many years that he has gained the nickname "The Father of the Marshalsea." However, his suffering is eased by his close bond with youngest daughter Amy, or "Little Dorrit." The dashing Arthur Clennam, returning to London after many years in China, enters their lives and the Dorrits' fortunes begin to rise and fall. A biting satirical work on the shortcomings of nineteenth-century government and society. Little Dorrit is a novel by Charles Dickens, originally published in serial form between 1855 and 1857.

Additional Information

System control numberE14017
Original Print PublisherBradbury and Evans : Serial December 1855 – June 1857; Book 1857
Narrator NameIan McKellen, John Wood, Margaret Tyzack, Jasmin Hyde
Participant or performer noteIan McKellen, John Wood, Margaret Tyzack, Jasmin Hyde
Narrators GenderMale & Female narrators