MACMILLAN READERS INTERMEDIATE: DAVID COPPERFIELD
When David Copperfield's father dies, his mother is forced to marry Edward Murdstone, a cruel and domineering man. David's early life is one of poverty and hardship. Finally the young boy runs away to Dover and takes refuge with a lost aunt. David goes on to make many friends and finds great success, but he must endure much suffering and loss along the way.