Charles Dickens's Our Mutual Friend

Clarendon Edition





Silas Wegg

Balladmonger and street vendor hired by Boffin to read to him. He attempts to blackmail Boffin after discovering a second will to the Harmon estate. He is thrown from Boffin’s house into the dust cart.

Marcus Stone illustrates Sillas Wegg and Mr. Venus



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