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Tales from Dickens By Charles Dickens
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A Tale of Two Cities (1859) is a novel by Charles Dickens, set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution. With well over 200 million copies sold, it ranks among the most famous... More > works in the history of fictional literature. The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralised by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period.The 45-chapter novel was published in 31 weekly installments in Dickens's new literary periodical titled All the Year Round. From April 1859 to November 1859, Dickens also republished the chapters as eight monthly sections in green covers. The first weekly installment of A Tale of Two Cities ran in the first issue of All the Year Round on 30 April 1859. The last ran thirty weeks later, on 26 November.< Less
Tales from Dickens By Charles Dickens
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Charles John Huffham Dickens, the master story-teller, was born in Landport, England, February 7, 1812. His father was a clerk in one of the offices of the Navy, and he was one of eight... More > children. When he was four years old, his father moved to the town of Chatham, near the old city of Rochester. Round about are chalk hills, green lanes, forests and marshes, and amid such scenes the little Charles's genius first began to show itself. He did not like the rougher sports of his school-fellows and preferred to amuse himself in his own way, or to wander about with his older sister, Fanny, whom he especially loved. They loved to watch the stars together, and there was one particular star which they used to pretend was their own. People called him a "very queer small boy" because he was always thinking or reading instead of playing. The children of the neighborhood would gather< Less
Works of Dickens (50+ works) By Charles Dickens
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51 works by Charles Dickens: American Notes for General Circulation Bardell v. Pickwick Barnaby Rudge The Battle of Life Bleak House A Child's History of England A Christmas Carol The Cricket on the... More > Hearth David Copperfield Doctor Marigold Dombey and Son Great Expectations Hard Times The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargin Holiday Romance Little Dorrit Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit Master Humphrey's Clock A Message from the Sea Miscellaneous Papers Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy Mudfog and Other Sketches The Mystery of Edwin Drood The Life And Adventures Of Nicholas Nickleby No Thoroughfare The Old Curiosity Shop Oliver Twist Our Mutual Friend The Perils of Certain English Prisoners The Pickwick Papers Sketches of Young Gentlemen Somebody's Luggage Some Christmas Stories A Tale of Two Cities Three Ghost Stories To be Read at Dusk Tom Tiddler's Ground The Uncommercial Traveller and more...< Less
Charles Dickens and Travellers By John Pateman
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This is the story of the fascination which Charles Dickens had with Gypsies and Travellers who appear frequently in his novels, short stories and journalism.
Charles Dickens' Martian Notes By Simon Bucher-Jones
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Paperback edition of Charles Dicken's Martian Notes (1842) - its a travelogue, an alt-history, an sf novel, a satire, a mash-up, a prequel to The War Of The Worlds, and contains - monsters, vampires,... More > criminals, spies, clockwork automata, and Charles Dickens.< Less
Charles Dickens' Martian Notes By Simon Bucher-Jones
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Charles Dickens' visit to Mars 1842 - documented in his own words. Prepared for publication 1914 with the hitherto unpublished material declassified by the Circumlocution Office.
A Christmas Carol: Charles Dickens By LogoStar Press
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Originally written as a potboiler to enable Dickens to pay off a debt, the tale has become the most popular and enduring Christmas stories of all time. In fact, contemporaries of the time noted that... More > the popularity of the story played a critical role in redefining the importance of Christmas and the major sentiments associated with the holiday. Few modern readers realize that A Christmas Carol was written during a time of decline in the old Christmas traditions. "If Christmas, with its ancient and hospitable customs, its social and charitable observances, were in danger of decay, this is the book that would give them a new lease," said English poet Thomas Hood in his review in Hood's Magazine and Comic Review.< Less
A Christmas Carol: Charles Dickens By LogoStar Press
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Originally written as a potboiler to enable Dickens to pay off a debt, the tale has become the most popular and enduring Christmas stories of all time. In fact, contemporaries of the time noted that... More > the popularity of the story played a critical role in redefining the importance of Christmas and the major sentiments associated with the holiday. Few modern readers realize that A Christmas Carol was written during a time of decline in the old Christmas traditions. "If Christmas, with its ancient and hospitable customs, its social and charitable observances, were in danger of decay, this is the book that would give them a new lease," said English poet Thomas Hood in his review in Hood's Magazine and Comic Review.< Less
Shadowing Charles Dickens By S. Askwith
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A vibrant, visceral tale of nineteenth century London which cleverly inter-weaves fact and fiction to expose the joint splendour and sordid nature of the mid-Victorian age. In 'Shadowing Charles... More > Dickens', historical figures like Dickens, Longfellow, and Marx become part of fictional events. Fictional characters - prostitutes, forgers and a homicidal maniac participate in real history. Not for the faint-hearted!< Less
Shadowing Charles Dickens By S. Askwith
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A vibrant, visceral tale of nineteenth century London which cleverly inter-weaves fact and fiction to expose the joint splendour and sordid nature of the mid-Victorian age. In 'Shadowing Charles... More > Dickens', historical figures like Dickens, Longfellow, and Marx become part of fictional events. Fictional characters - prostitutes, forgers and a homicidal maniac participate in real history. Not for the faint-hearted!< Less

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