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Dombey and Son is a classic Dickens tale originally told in monthly installments.
Obsessed with his desire to have a son as an heir, Paul Dombey all but ignores his eldest daughter Florence. Mr. Dombey's dream becomes a reality when his wife gives birth to a baby boy. Unfortunately, his wife tragically dies during childbirth leaving Paul alone with Florence and his newborn son, Paul.
Mr. Dombey's son is not a healthy child and even after being sent to the Brighton seaside for his illness, young Paul passes away. Mr. Dombey is crushed and takes out his sadness on Florence. However, Florence persists through her rough life, marries, and has a child.
Will losing his son and his lucrative business cause Mr. Dombey to ultimately rectify his relationship with Florence? Or will they stay apart forever?
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