Tag Archive: David Copperfield

What the Dickens? I’ve finished David Copperfield!

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I’m thrilled to report that after months of procrastination, I have finally finished David Copperfield. I must admit to being chivvied along by Lucy having finished it a few weeks ago, but Shoshi’s… Continue reading

David Copperfield – it’s over!

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With the end of the year approaching and my ridiculous poly-reading habits threatening the the legs of my bedside table,  I’ve been trying to get things read. This week I have finished both… Continue reading

David Copperfield #4 – The ends of Yule logs are bad for you, and surely Em’ly is just Emily?

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We know that David’s old school friend, Steerforth is a bad ‘un straight away, in spite of David’s hero worship. When they meet at school Steerforth ‘helps’ David to spend his money on… Continue reading

David Copperfield – Shallow Review #3

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Here are #1 and #2 if anyone wants to catch up. After the death of his mother, David’s at home with the evil stepfather Mr Murdstone, and his evil sister Miss Murdstone. Mr… Continue reading

David Copperfield – Shallow review #2

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So, David’s off at school, having the kind of time that Victorian kids had at third rate (and also first rate, I’m guessing) boarding schools, daily beatings, gruel and the like. But then… Continue reading

Wife Swap – David Copperfield Style

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I’ve never actually seen an episode of Wife Swap, but I think by the title I’ve got the gist. And so I propose for an episode that Mrs Gummidge, the who refers to… Continue reading

Mintlaw to Moldova with David Copperfield

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I like the occasional audio book, it’s a way to imbibe books when driving. I often get language books and sit in traffic trying not to spit at the windscreen in my efforts… Continue reading

I See You Baby, Shakin’ That Ass

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…and when I say ass, I mean donkey. In fact, make that donkeys, plural. While making slow but steady progress through David Copperfield, I recently encountered a veritable donkey infestion involving the home of… Continue reading

Where do old books go to die?

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While sorting through the piles of books that fan out from my armchair, I discovered my long neglected copy of Dickens’ David Copperfield. Controversially, the bookmark position revealed that I’d not only failed to… Continue reading

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside…..

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It might not feel like it outside, but right now we are in the very heart of summertime. As it’s a bit grim out there, I thought I’d pull together a list of… Continue reading