Dombey and Son

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By Charles Dickens

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Paul Dombey, a wealthy owner of a shipping company always wanted to have a son to continue his business. When his son is born Dombey's wife dies shortly after giving birth. Dombey employs a wet nurse named Mrs Richards and neglects his daughter Florence. Dickens started writing the book in Lausanne, Switzerland before returning to England, via Paris, to complete it.

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