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Charles Dickens - Claire Tomalin
Charles Dickens
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781594203091 (1594203091)
Publisher: Penguin Press
Pages no: 527
Edition language: English
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4.0 Charles Dickens: A Life - Claire Tomalin
I like reading biography. There's something fascinating about picking out the details of a person's life from letters and diaries and memoirs. This is the first one I've read for pleasure, as opposed to university study, and as biographies go it's a good one. It's fairly hefty, at 527 pages, but i...
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5.0 Charles Dickens
Oh! Now it all makes sense! Now I understand why so many of the characters in Dickens' novels seem so theatrically dramatic. Read Charles Dickens: A Life by Claire Tomalin and you too can unlock such mysteries as they expertly unfold in this top-notch biography!After reading so many of his novels I ...
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Currently available at BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b017lt53#synopsisI would not want to read this book. I believe I will disagree with the author's views. Given particular events, she summarized what they meant and I did not agree.
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3.0 Charles Dickens: A Life
Book of the Weekblurberoonies - Claire Tomalin's acclaimed new biography of Britain's great novelist paints a portrait of an extraordinarily complex man. As part of Dickens on the BBC Radio 4 broadcasts extracts from Claire Tomalin's acclaimed new biography of the novelist who called himself the "in...
carey rated it
I really liked this, brought out what a mass of contradictions Dickens was.
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