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Published: 24 March 2012

240 Pages | 25 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199645886

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Dickens and the Workhouse

Oliver Twist and the London Poor

Ruth Richardson

  • The story of the recently discovered London workhouse that inspired Charles Dickens - now told for the first time
  • Told by the historian who initially did the sleuthing behind these exciting new findings
  • Shows how profoundly important the time Dickens spent living in this area was to his subsequent literary career