Like many of Dickens's novels, Nicholas Nickleby is characterised by his criticism of cruelty and social injustice, but above all it is one of the greatest comic masterpieces of 19th-century literature. Left penniless after his feckless father's death, young Nicholas Nickleby has no choice but to make his own way in the world. For the sake of his mother and sister, he is forced by his hard-hearted uncle to take a post as an assistant master at Dotheboys Hall, a school for unwanted boys, run by the cruel and tyrannical headmaster, Wackford Squeers. But this is only the beginnin Nicholas Nickleby - Charles Dickens od authora Charles Dickens a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus. cz.