Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

Book Review: American Notes

American Notes, by Charles Dickens [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Net Gallery/Dover Publications.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I must admit that I did not come to this book without some sort of expectation.  … Continue reading

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A Dickensian Tale

Charles Dickens had his childhood blighted because of the institution of the debtor’s prison. Because of his father’s debts he was unable to go to school and had to work in a factory instead [1]. It didn’t stop him from … Continue reading

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Book Review: Two Histories of England, by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens

Two Histories of England, by Jane Austen and Charles Dickens It is a truth universally acknowledged that history written by children is vastly more enjoyable (and a good deal more insightful) than history written for children.  This book provides one … Continue reading

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