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2 edition of Charles Dickens and Rochester. found in the catalog.

Charles Dickens and Rochester.

Langton, Robert

Charles Dickens and Rochester.

by Langton, Robert

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Published by T. Oldroyd in Rochester .
Written in English

  • Rochester (Kent, England),
  • England,
  • Rochester (Kent)
    • Subjects:
    • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Rochester (Kent),
    • Novelists, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Rochester (Kent),
    • Rochester (Kent, England) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.,
    • Rochester (Kent, England) -- Biography.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4584 .L3 1889
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p.
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6147099M
      LC Control Number53051363

      Generally regarded as one of the giants of English literature, Charles Dickens enjoyed extensive popularity during his lifetime and his books continue to be widely read. Born in in England, Dickens did factory work as a child and had little formal education. HANDSOMELY BOUND AND EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION OF THE PICKWICK PAPERS. DICKENS, Charles. Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. London, First book edition, mixed first and early issue, of one of Dickens’ greatest works, with 43 illustrations by Seymour and Phiz, extra-illustrated with a complete suite of 32 engraved plates, most by Thomas Onwyn (who has signed .

      Charles Dickens () is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.   Charles Dickens was born at Landport, near Portsmouth, England, Feb. 7, and died at Gadshill, near Rochester, England, June 9, Dickens was a celebrated English novelist. He was the son of John Dickens, who served as a clerk in the navy pay office and afterward became a newspaper reporter.

      Additional Physical Format: Print version: Langton, Robert, Charles Dickens and Rochester. London: Chapman & Hall, (OCoLC) This book is Charles Dickens's entry in the Penguin Great Lives series, a fantastic collection of short biographies of interesting people by great writers. Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Jane Smiley takes on Dickens, exploring the secrets, subterfuge and slights of hand that made up .

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