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Nicholas Nickleby

Wackford Squeers is the sadistic headmaster of Dotheboys Hall. During a particularly unhappy time of his life, Nicholas Nickleby acts as his low-paid, over-worked assistant. Squeers runs the school...

Latest answer posted July 23, 2019 8:46 am UTC

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Nicholas Nickleby

Despite Squeers's contention, when selling the school to parents and guardians, that Dotheboys Hall is grand school in a "delightful" village where the gentry send their sons, Nicholas gets his...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2019 10:38 pm UTC

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Nicholas Nickleby

The evil Wackford Squeers, who has for years run a horribly abusive boarding school in which the boys are starved and beaten, comes to a fitting end. Squeers at one point is beaten up by Nicholas...

Latest answer posted March 1, 2021 8:45 pm UTC

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Nicholas Nickleby

The story of Nicolas Nickleby begins with the death of Nicolas's father. Without the family's breadwinner, they are at a loss for money and Nicholas decides to leave home in search of work. In this...

Latest answer posted January 12, 2021 2:35 pm UTC

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