Our Mutual Friend (Oxford Illustrated Dickens) (Hardcover Edition)(Hardcover Edition)
Goodreads Rating: 4.07
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Charles Dickens's last completed novel tells the story of a young man who must marry a stranger in order to win his inheritance. Wanting to learn the lady's nature, John Harmon fakes his own death and takes on a new identity. As the complexities of the deceit are revealed, Dickens gives us his most profoundly cynical, yet brilliantly funny, insight into the corruption of wealth on human nature. 40 illustrations.