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Author Fido, Martin.

Title The world of Charles Dickens : the life, times and works of the great Victorian novelist / Martin Fido.

Imprint London : Carlton, 2012.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  823.8 F448w 2012    ---  Available
Description 144 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), map, ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Note Originally published: 1997.
Cover caption: "200 years of Dickens, 1912-2012".
Includes index.
Contents The age of Dickens -- The popular writer -- The novels -- The friend of the poor -- The great Victorian -- The immortal reputation.
Summary Charles Dickens is one of the most popular and enduring authors in the English language. His novels, short stories and sketches have made an indelible impression on generations of readers. This book presents the author's life and works in a highly illustrated volume that takes a thematic all-encompassing look at this brilliant writer and the society that so influenced his work. It also looks at both the public and the private Dickens- his beliefs, his passions and his relationships. -- from Book Jacket
In The World of Charles Dickens, eminent scholar Martin Fido traces that complex and fascinating history in all its drama, tragedy, and triumph.
Subject Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.
Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.
ISBN 9781847329431 (hbk.)
1847329438 (hbk.)

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