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Published: 28 February 2018

432 Pages | 4 Page Plate section

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198807346

Bookseller Code (06)

Charles Dickens and His Publishers

Second Edition

Robert L. Patten

  • A fascinating account of Charles Dickens' relations with his publishers
  • Relates the story of the novelist's social encounters, violent breaches, and uneasy alliances with John Macrone, Richard Bentley, Edward and Frederic Chapman, William Hall, Bernhard Tauchnitz, William Bradbury, F M Evans, and his American publishers
  • Draws on accounts rendered to Dickens by Bradbury and Evans, and Chapman and Hall every six months from 1846
  • Identifies the sources and size of Dicken's income and traces the fluctuating fortunes of various books