- Charles Dickens (Censorship (Ready Reference series))
- Charles Dickens (Critical Survey of Mystery & Detective Fiction, Revised Edition)
- Charles Dickens (Cyclopedia of World Authors, Fourth Revised Edition)
- Charles Dickens (Dictionary of World Biography: The 19th Century)
- Charles Dickens (Critical Survey of Long Fiction, Fourth Edition)
- Charles Dickens (Critical Survey of Short Fiction, Second Revised Edition)
At a glance:
- Author: Charles Dickens
- First Published: 1870
- Type of Work: Novel
- Type of Plot: Detective and mystery
- Time of Work: Mid-nineteenth century
- Setting: England
- Genres: Long fiction, Mystery and detective literature, Novel
- Subjects: Love or romance, Murder or homicide, Nineteenth century, Obsession, England or English people, Orphans or orphanages, Opium
- Locales: Europe, London, England, United Kingdom
Edwin Drood, a young engineer with prospects of becoming a partner in the firm of his late father. He disappears and is presumed dead, but his fate and murderer are never disclosed in this mystery novel, unfinished at the author’s death.
Jack Jasper, Drood’s young uncle and guardian, a cathedral choirmaster. An opium addict, he is in love with Rosa Bud and is perhaps the likeliest candidate for the role of murderer.
Rosa Bud, an orphan. She and Drood agree to break their...
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