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Barnaby Rudge

(1841)
A Tale of the Riots of 'Eighty
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This novel is set against the infamous "No Popery" riots that were instigated by Lord Geroge Gordon in 1780, and terrorized London for days. Prejudice, intolerance, religious and nationalistic fervour, together with the villains who would exploit these political ends are Dicken's targets.


Genre: Historical

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