Charles Dickens: A Very Peculiar History

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From Oliver Twist and Great Expectations to A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities, the novels of Charles Dickens are among the best loved and most adapted in English literature. This charming and informative little gift book asks why, what, where, how, and who the Dickens was Charles Dickens? Why did he keep a pet raven that pecked at his children's shins? Why did he have a tunnel built under the road in front of his country house? Find out the answers to these and more questions, learn about his work and ...
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Overview

From Oliver Twist and Great Expectations to A Christmas Carol and A Tale of Two Cities, the novels of Charles Dickens are among the best loved and most adapted in English literature. This charming and informative little gift book asks why, what, where, how, and who the Dickens was Charles Dickens? Why did he keep a pet raven that pecked at his children's shins? Why did he have a tunnel built under the road in front of his country house? Find out the answers to these and more questions, learn about his work and his most passionate social causes, and enjoy quirky stories and fascinating trivia about this singularly complex man and consummate artist.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781908177155
  • Publisher: Salariya
  • Publication date: 4/7/2015
  • Series: A Very Peculiar Historyy
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 1,074,733

Meet the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia, England. She has taught in schools and colleges and has written numerous children's books.
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