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Charles Dickens : the making of a literary giant

Author: Christopher Hibbert
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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With passion and wit, Christopher Hibbert details the crucial years that formed Dickens the writer and Dickens the man. An illuminating look at a complex and baffling person, fans of literary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hibbert
ISBN: 9780230614260 0230614264
OCLC Number: 754885974
Notes: Previous edition: published as The making of Charles Dickens. London: Longmans; New York: Harper & Row, 1967.
Description: xiv, 321 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Author's Note The Better World 1812-1822 Warren's Blacking 1823-1824 Wellington House Academy 1824-1827 Messrs Ellis& Blackmore 1827-1827 Miss Maria Beadnell 1828-1833 The Chronicle Reporter 1833-1835 Miss Catherine Hogarth 1835-1836 The Inimitable Boz 1836-1837 Miss Mary Hogarth 1837 The Novelist Triumphant 1837-1839 Mrs Charles Dickens 1839-1845 Epilogue: 'You don't object to an aged parent, I hope?' References and Notes Sources Index
Responsibility: by Christopher Hibbert.

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