Nicholas Nickleby, Dickens’ third novel, catapulted him to fame and fortune when he published it serially in 1838-1839. Now, close to two hundred years later, the novel remains popular for its vivid characters, its plot complications, its humor, its biting critiques of Victorian society, and its stylistic finesse. Many people regard Dickens as the greatest of all English novelists. Come see why and join us for discussion of this incandescent classic. We will use the Penguin Classics edition, 1999 (ISBN-10: 9780140435122).