This eleventh volume presents 1158 of Charles Dickens's letters, many previously unpublished or published only in part, from 1865 to 1867. Dickens's main work during this period was the completion of the monthly parts of Our Mutual Friend (final part 31 October 1865, for November) which came out in two volumes (January and November 1865) during its run.
About 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.
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
Table of Contents
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The Letters 1865-1867
A. The Public Readings
B. Draft Agreement between the Editors of All the Year Round and the author of "Aunt Margaret's Trouble" [Mrs Frances Trollope], [late 1866]
C. Charles Dickens to John Forster [24 September 1867]
D. "Dickens in America", from Our Special Correspondent, New York Daily Tribune, 6 September 1867, dated London, 20 August 1867