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American Notes And Pictures From Italy
     

American Notes And Pictures From Italy

by Charles Dickens
 

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This classic book is Charles Dickens’ 1877 travelogue, “Pictures from Italy and American Notes for General Circulation”. An enjoyable and insightful chronicle of Dickens’ time spent travelling from Avignon to Naples, this book would make for a worthy addition to any collection, and is highly recommended for lovers of travel writing. Contents

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This classic book is Charles Dickens’ 1877 travelogue, “Pictures from Italy and American Notes for General Circulation”. An enjoyable and insightful chronicle of Dickens’ time spent travelling from Avignon to Naples, this book would make for a worthy addition to any collection, and is highly recommended for lovers of travel writing. Contents include: “The Reader’s Passport”, “Going Through France”, “Lyons, The Rhone, and The Goblin of Avignon”, “Avignon to Genoa”, “Genoa and Its Neighbourhood”, “To Parma, Modena, and Bologna”, “Through Bologna and Ferrara”, “An Italian Dream”, etc. Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812–1870) was an English author widely considered as the most important novelist of the Victorian era. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940023827650
Publisher:
Mamillan And Co
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) 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 Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
February 7, 1812
Date of Death:
June 18, 1870
Place of Birth:
Portsmouth, England
Place of Death:
Gad's Hill, Kent, England
Education:
Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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