The Life of Our Lord

The Life of Our Lord

Hardback Oneworld Classics

By (author) Charles Dickens

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  • Publisher: Oneworld Classics Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 112 pages
  • Dimensions: 117mm x 152mm x 15mm | 136g
  • Publication date: 1 June 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Richmond
  • ISBN 10: 1847491669
  • ISBN 13: 9781847491664
  • Illustrations note: port
  • Sales rank: 325,128

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Never published in its author's lifetime and intended solely for his own children, to whom he read it every Christmas, "The Life of Our Lord" is an accessible and gently humorous take on the life of Jesus Christ and his teachings. Far removed from the sharp satire and social dimension of his more famous writings, but showcasing his characteristic humanity and genius for storytelling, this is both an essential work for those wanting to see a different, more intimate side to Dickens' prose and a timeless retelling for children and adults alike.

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A literary phenomenon in his lifetime and renowned as much for his journalism and public speaking as for his novels, Charles Dickens (1812-70) now ranks as one of the most influential and popular authors in the English language.