|DATE DE PUBLICATION||2002-Jan-01|
|TAILLE DU FICHIER||2,87 MB|
Dombey and Son is a novel by English author Charles Dickens. It follows the fortunes of a shipping firm, whose owner is frustrated at not having a son to follow him in the job, and initially rejects his daughter's love, eventually becoming reconciled with her before his death. The story features many Dickensian themes, such as arranged marriages, child cruelty, betrayal, deceit, and ...
Dombey and Son goes bankrupt due to the criminal activities of Mr. Carker, a manager at the firm. Mr. Dombey sells everything in his home and dismisses all his servants. He lives in two rooms of the home by himself with a new housekeeper, Mrs. Richards. Now alone, Mr. Dombey is overcome with regret and love for his daughter. He misses Florence and thinks of her often.