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Dombey and Son (version 2) by Charles Dickens (1812 - 1870)

Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book's title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. The book begins when his son is born, and Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth.As with most of Dickens' work, a number of socially significant themes are to be found in this book. In particular the book deals with the then-prevalent common practice of arranged marriages for financial gain. Other themes to be detected within this work include child cruelty (particularly in Dombey's treatment of Florence), familial relationships, and as ever in Dickens, betrayal and deceit and the consequences thereof. (Wikipedia)

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Dombey and Son is a novel by the Victorian author Charles Dickens. The story concerns Paul Dombey, the wealthy owner of the shipping company of the book's title, whose dream is to have a son to continue his business. The book begins when his son is born, and Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth.As with most of Dickens' work, a number of socially significant themes are to be found in this book. In particular the book deals with the then-prevalent common practice of arranged marriages for financial gain. Other themes to be detected within this work include child cruelty (particularly in Dombey's treatment of Florence), familial relationships, and as ever in Dickens, betrayal and deceit and the consequences thereof. (Wikipedia)

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03 - In which Mr Dombey, as a Man and a Father, is seen at the Head of the Home-Department

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04 - In which some more First Appearances are made on the Stage of these Adventures

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05 - Pauls Progress and Christening

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06 - Paul's Second Deprivation

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07 - A Bird's-eye Glimpse of Miss Tox's Dwelling-Place; also of the State of Miss Tox's Affections

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08 - Paul's further Progress, Growth, and Character

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09 - In which the Wooden Midshipman gets into Trouble

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10 - Containing the Sequel of the Midshipman's Disaster

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11 - Paul's Introduction to a New Scene

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12 - Paul's Education

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13 - Shipping Intelligence and Office Business

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14 - Paul Grows More and More Old-Fashioned and Goes Home for the Holidays

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15 - Amazing Artfulness of Captain Cuttle and a New Pursuit for Walter Gay

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16 - What the Waves Were Always Saying

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17 - Captain Cuttle does a Little Business for the Young People

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18 - Father and Daughter

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19 - Walter Goes Away

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20 - Mr. Dombey goes upon a journey

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