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Issue Details: First known date: 1878... 1878 Little Dick
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Set in London, a poor little match-boy, Dick, is helped by a rich but lonely young gentleman who he inspires to study to be a doctor at Cambridge. Dick's father dies of consumption then Dick himself sickens, leaving his baby brother to support the family by sweeping crossings - the secret of their origins to be kept til his dying day. Sentiment and pathos. (PB).

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Last amended 25 Feb 2003 10:58:00
  • London,
    United Kingdom (UK),
    Western Europe, Europe,
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