One of Charles Dickens' most beloved works, David Copperfield follows the life of the eponymous young man from his unfortunate childhood to his adulthood as a successful novelist. The adventures and hardships David experiences color his upbringing, from dealing with an abusive stepfather, to the cruel life of a child factory worker, to finding his place in the world, among the friends and family he discovers. Along the way, Dickens introduces us to a colorful and unforgettable cast of characters, who inhabit this stark Victorian landscape. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.