Everything you need to understand or teach Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens.
Our Mutual Friend is a fiction novel by Charles Dickens. It begins with a man, Jesse Hexam, who along with his daughter, Lizzie, finds a body in the Thames River. Lizzie is scared but her father warns her to be brave. They meet a man on the river named Rogue Riderhood but Hexam is not kind to him. The body is identified as a man named John Harmon, who was coming home to claim his inheritance. He was supposed to inherit his father's estate, as long as he married Bella Wilfer. A man named Julius Handford comes to look at the body but later disappears. After his death, two servants Noddy and Henrietta Boffin inherit the Bower estate. A mysterious man named John Rokesmith applies to be their secretary. Noddy Boffin hires a man named Silas Wegg to teach him to read but Wegg is only concerned with finding a... View more of the Our Mutual Friend Summary
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