By Charles Dickens
To Paul Dombey, company is all and cash can do something. He runs his relatives lifestyles as he runs his enterprise: coldly, calculatingly and commercially. the one individual he cares for is his little son, whereas his motherless daughter Florence craves affection from her unloving father, who sees her merely as a 'base coin that couldn't be invested'. As Dombey's callousness extends to others - from his defiant moment spouse Edith to Florence's admirer Walter homosexual - he sows the seeds of his personal destruction. Can this heartless businessman be redeemed? A compelling depiction of a guy imprisoned by means of his personal satisfaction, Dombey and Son (1848) explores the devastating results of emotional deprivation on a dysfunctional relations and on society as a complete.
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