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Charles Dickens

Author: Catherine Peters
Publisher: [Gloucestershire] : The History Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography that provides an introduction to Charles Dickens, from his disturbed childhood with a traumatic period working in a blacking factory, his instant success as a young writer, the major  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Peters
ISBN: 9780752452265 0752452266
OCLC Number: 611950142
Description: xiv, 113 p. : geneal tables ; 20 cm.
Contents: Childhood and youth, 1812-32 --
The making of 'Boz', 1832-40 --
America and Italy, 1842-6 --
The Critic of Society, 1846-55 --
The end of the marriage, 1855-9 --
Final years, 1859-70.
Other Titles: Essential biographies
Responsibility: Catherine Peters.

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"Briskly authoritative . . . Peters . . . convincingly applies her thesis both to Collins's life and his work." --"Kirkus Reviews" on "The King of Inventors "

 
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