Penguin Putnam Nicholas Nickleby is Charles Dickens's gripping story about a boy's struggle to survive and find happiness in a hostile and unfeeling world. As Nicholas attempts to build a new and unconventional family, he is helped and hindered by a host of colorful characters, from his ruthless uncle to the hilarious and theatrical Crummles family and the cruel-hearted Wackford Squeers.
Baker & Taylor A satire on England's educational system tells of the harsh schoolmasters and the boys who are at their mercy through the story of orphan Nicholas Nickleby, who is sent by his greedy uncle to Dotheboys Hall to work as a teacher.
Baker & Taylor Chronicles the adventures of a young man in Victorian England who is deprived of his rightful fortune, forced to depend on a cruel relative for money, and joins a band of traveling entertainers. Reprint. (A United Artists film, releasing December 2002, starring Jamie Bell, Jim Broadbent, Tom Courtenay, Edward Fox, Anne Hathaway, Charlie Hunnam, Nathan Lane, Christopher Plummer, & Juliet Stevenson) (Literature)