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Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, in Landport, Portsea, England. He died in Kent on June 9, 1870. The second of eight children of a family continually plagued by debt, the young Dickens came to know not only hunger and privation,but also the horror of the infamous debtors’ prison and the evils of child labor. A turn of fortune in the shape of a legacy brought release from the nightmare of prison and “slave” factories and afforded Dickens the opportunity of two years’ formal schooling at Wellington House Academy. He worked as an attorney’s clerk and newspaper reporter until his Sketches by Boz (1836) and The Pickwick Papers (1837) brought him the amazing and instant success that was to be his for the remainder of his life. In later years, the pressure of serial writing, editorial duties, lectures, and social commitments led to his separation from Catherine Hogarth after twenty-three years of marriage. It also hastened his death at the age of fifty-eight, when he was characteristically engaged in a multitude of work.
A good word for the edition also.
I was prepared to be frustrated that I would never know how the mystery was solved, but the novel ends before you really get to know what the mystery is!
Interesting dialogues, convincing characters, comical touches, good and dark images, a representation of Dickens himself, etc.
Could not get through this book -- perhaps I'm not a Dickens' lover -- boring, confusing - we'll try something else by Dickens one of these days -- but not now.Published 2 days ago by Dobe Lover
Like many people, I’m sure, I read “The Mystery of Edwin Drood,” and wanted to know how it ended. If it hadn't been a mystery, things might have been different, but we are left... Read morePublished 6 days ago by Barbra
Is this book really as important as Edmund Wilson famously claimed it to be, a kind of key to Dickens' obsessional relation to his novels from start to finish (though DROOD wasn't,... Read morePublished 22 days ago by reading man
It really makes you mourn the death of Charles Dickens. Who was the villian?Published 26 days ago by Teacher Lady
Hard to read although I usually have no problem with Dickens. Unfortunately, the book stops abruptly - just stops, long before the story is wrapped up. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Made on Mars