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Nicholas Nickleby: A Farce in 2 Acts

by Edward Stirling

This farce follows the journey of young Nicholas Nickleby as he navigates the treacherous world of business and society in early 19th-century England. Through a series of hilarious mishaps and satirical observations, the play explores themes of social injustice and the human capacity for both cruelty and kindness. Edward Stirling's writing style is characterized by sharp wit and clever wordplay, and his adaptation of Nicholas Nickleby is no exception. The characters are brought to life through larger-than-life performances and an intricate plot that keeps the audience engaged from start to finish. Nicholas Nickleby: A Farce in 2 Acts has remained popular for over a century and continues to be performed by amateur and professional theater companies around the world. It is a must-read for fans of both Charles Dickens and theatrical comedies, and is considered a classic of English literature.

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English

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English

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1982

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Edward Stirling was a well-known writer, philosopher, and social commentator of his time. He was born in the late 19th century and is best known for his insightful books that explored the human exp...

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