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Klok van Meester Humphrey

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"Klok van Meester Humphrey" is a charming and whimsical novella by Charles Dickens that takes readers on a journey through time and memory. The story is centered around the character of Master Humphrey and his beloved clock, which holds within it the stories and secrets of those he has encountered throughout his life.

Dickens expertly weaves together different narratives, creating a tapestry of interconnected lives and experiences that are both heartwarming and heartbreaking. The characters are richly drawn and the prose is evocative, immersing readers in a world that is both familiar and fantastical.

The theme of time and memory is central to the story, as Master Humphrey reflects on his past and the ways in which it has shaped his present. Through his interactions with the other characters and the stories they share, Dickens explores the power of storytelling to connect us to others and make sense of our own lives.

Overall, "Klok van Meester Humphrey" is a poignant and poignant tale that showcases Dickens' storytelling prowess and his ability to capture the complexities of human experience. It is a timeless classic that reminds us of the enduring power of memory, friendship, and the stories that bind us together.

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Enkele korte verhalen uit het weekblad 'De klok van meester Humphrey'. In dit blad zijn 'Nelly' en 'Barnaby Rudge' gepubliceerd. 'Schetsen van Boz' wordt aangekondigd. Samuel Pickwick en Sam Weller uit de 'Pickwick Papers' zijn personages in enkele van de verhalen. (Samenvatting geschreven door Marcel Coenders)

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