Drood

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105132243424
Release Date: 2009-02-09
Number of pages: 777
Author: Dan Simmons
Publisher: Little Brown & Company

Download and read online Drood in PDF and EPUB A tale inspired by the mysterious final years of Charles Dickens finds the fifty-three-year-old literary master irrevocably changed when a train journey with his mistress ends in violence, an event that prompts the writer's increasing obsession with the London underworld as witnessed by his Salieri-like rival, Wilkie Collins.


Drood

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ISBN: 9781849163484
Release Date: 2009-10-01
Number of pages: 784
Author: Dan Simmons
Publisher: Hachette UK

Download and read online Drood in PDF and EPUB In 1865 Charles Dickens, the world's most famous writer, narrowly escapes death in the Staplehurst Rail Disaster. He will never be the same again. A public hero for rescuing survivors, he slowly descends into madness as he hunts the individual he believes to be responsible for the carnage: a spectral figure known only as Drood. His best friend, Wilkie Collins, is enlisted for the pursuit. Together they venture into Undertown, the shadowy, lawless web of crypts and catacombs beneath London. Here Drood is rumoured to hold sway over a legion of brainwashed followers. But as Wilkie spirals ever further into opium addiction and jealousy of the more successful novelist, he must face a terrifying possibility: is Charles Dickens really capable of murder?


The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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ISBN: HARVARD:HWJLYU
Release Date: 1874
Number of pages: 488
Author: Charles Dickens
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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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ISBN: 9783736803121
Release Date: 2017-05-22
Number of pages: 376
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: BookRix

Download and read online The Mystery of Edwin Drood in PDF and EPUB The Mystery of Edwin Drood is the final novel by Charles Dickens. The novel was unfinished at the time of Dickens's death and his ending for it is unknown. Consequently, the identity of the murderer remains subject to debate. Though the novel is named after the character Edwin Drood, the story focuses on Drood's uncle, choirmaster John Jasper, who is in love with his pupil, Rosa Bud. Miss Bud, Drood's fiancée, has also caught the eye of the high-spirited and hot-tempered Neville Landless, who comes from Ceylon with his twin sister, Helena. Landless and Drood take an instant dislike to one another. Drood later disappears under mysterious circumstances. The story is set in Cloisterham, a lightly disguised Rochester. Mr Crisparkle for example, lives in a clergy house in Minor Canon Corner, which corresponds to a genuine address within the precincts of Rochester Cathedral, namely Minor Canon Row.


Edwin Drood and Miscellaneous

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105044956485
Release Date: 1902*
Number of pages: 507
Author: Charles Dickens
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The D Case Or The Truth About The Mystery Of Edwin Drood

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ISBN: 9781446477472
Release Date: 2011-07-31
Number of pages: 608
Author: Fruttero , Carlo And Lucentini , Franco
Publisher: Random House

Download and read online The D Case Or The Truth About The Mystery Of Edwin Drood in PDF and EPUB At an international literary conference in Rome in the near future, the greatest detectives in history (and literature) gather to solve the mystery of Dickens' unfinished novel THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD and end up solving the mystery of Dickens' own death. At this crazy conference are Father Brown, Holmes, Maigret, Poirot, Marlowe, Lew Archer and even Nero Wolfe. Dickens' marvelously atmospheric novel is read to them (or imprinted on their brains by a new Japanese technique), chapter by chapter - and for the reader the chapters are interleaved with the story of the goings-on at the conference. Part detective story, part comic academic novel, part science fiction, part playful scholarship, part Dickens, THE D CASE is dazzling, offbeat, hilarious and original. (Translated by Gregory Dowling)


The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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ISBN: UVA:X004014983
Release Date: 1986
Number of pages: 141
Author: Rupert Holmes
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The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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ISBN: 144008128X
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Charles Dickens s The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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ISBN: UOM:39015040155700
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 669
Author: Don Richard Cox
Publisher: Ams PressInc

Download and read online Charles Dickens s The Mystery of Edwin Drood in PDF and EPUB At the time of Dickens' sudden death in 1870, he had completed six of the 12 monthly installments of Edwin Drood. Anxious readers on both sides of the Atlantic were stranded with what Don Richard Cox calls, the most popular unfinished novel ever written. Speculation about the book's conclusion soon began and, as the years have passed, literally scores of authors have tried their hands at completing the story, writing their own sequels, conclusions, parodies and alternative endings. There have been dozens of stage, radio, film and television versions as well. Mock trials have sought a legal solution to the puzzle, and even spiritualists have tried to contact the ghost of Dickens, hoping to discover what the author's plans really were.


Clues to Dicken s Mystery of Edwin Drood

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ISBN: 1406781800
Release Date: 2007-10
Number of pages: 120
Author: J. Cuming Walters
Publisher: READ BOOKS

Download and read online Clues to Dicken s Mystery of Edwin Drood in PDF and EPUB PREFACE. THE Author of this very practical treatise on Scotch Loch - Fishing desires clearly that it may be of use to all who had it. He does not pretend to have written anything new, but to have attempted to put what he has to say in as readable a form as possible. Everything in the way of the history and habits of fish has been studiously avoided, and technicalities have been used as sparingly as possible. The writing of this book has afforded him pleasure in his leisure moments, and that pleasure would be much increased if he knew that the perusal of it would create any bond of sympathy between himself and the angling community in general. This section is interleaved with blank shects for the readers notes. The Author need hardly say that any suggestions addressed to the case of the publishers, will meet with consideration in a future edition. We do not pretend to write or enlarge upon a new subject. Much has been said and written-and well said and written too on the art of fishing but loch-fishing has been rather looked upon as a second-rate performance, and to dispel this idea is one of the objects for which this present treatise has been written. Far be it from us to say anything against fishing, lawfully practised in any form but many pent up in our large towns will bear us out when me say that, on the whole, a days loch-fishing is the most convenient. One great matter is, that the loch-fisher is depend- ent on nothing but enough wind to curl the water, -and on a large loch it is very seldom that a dead calm prevails all day, -and can make his arrangements for a day, weeks beforehand whereas the stream- fisher is dependent for a good take on the state of the water and however pleasant and easy it may be for one living near the banks of a good trout stream or river, it is quite another matter to arrange for a days river-fishing, if one is looking forward to a holiday at a date some weeks ahead. Providence may favour the expectant angler with a good day, and the water in order but experience has taught most of us that the good days are in the minority, and that, as is the case with our rapid running streams, -such as many of our northern streams are, -the water is either too large or too small, unless, as previously remarked, you live near at hand, and can catch it at its best. A common belief in regard to loch-fishing is, that the tyro and the experienced angler have nearly the same chance in fishing, -the one from the stern and the other from the bow of the same boat. Of all the absurd beliefs as to loch-fishing, this is one of the most absurd. Try it. Give the tyro either end of the boat he likes give him a cast of ally flies he may fancy, or even a cast similar to those which a crack may be using and if he catches one for every three the other has, he may consider himself very lucky. Of course there are lochs where the fish are not abundant, and a beginner may come across as many as an older fisher but we speak of lochs where there are fish to be caught, and where each has a fair chance. Again, it is said that the boatman has as much to do with catching trout in a loch as the angler. Well, we dont deny that. In an untried loch it is necessary to have the guidance of a good boatman but the same argument holds good as to stream-fishing...


The mystery of Edwin Drood and other stories

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105010341316
Release Date: 18??
Number of pages: 440
Author: Charles Dickens
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About Edwin Drood

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The Complete Mystery of Edwin Drood

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ISBN: 1297863518
Release Date: 2015-08-13
Number of pages: 362
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Andesite Press

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