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Published: 30 September 2015

496 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199686834

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The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens

Edited by Jenny Hartley

  • Carefully chosen from the twelve-volume British Academy Pilgrim Edition
  • Offers Dickens lovers, students, and scholars everywhere a chance to access this unique treasure-trove
  • These letters take us straight to the heart of Dickens's life and we see him as a novelist, journalist, social campaigner, friend, lover, husband, and father
  • Examples included extend from his earliest writing as a schoolboy of thirteen, right up to the last afternoon of his life, just before he suffered his fatal stroke
  • By turns touching and humorous, boisterous and caustic, the letters are imbued with Dickens's highly distinctive personality