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Latest Charles Dickens Items
The Royal Mint has come up with a novel way to wish Charles Dickens a happy 200th birthday _ a new coin with a portrait of the author made up of the titles of some of his most famous fictional works.
The British government announced Monday it has given protected status to a former workhouse thought to have inspired Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist," a move that should save the building from demolition.
A group of Londoners are fighting to save a crumbling brick building that may have inspired Charles Dickens' "Oliver Twist."
Oprah Winfrey has chosen a pair of Charles Dickens classics, "A Tale of Two Cities" and "Great Expectations," as the latest selections for her popular book club.
To paraphrase Voltaire, if Charles Dickens had not existed, some enterprising novelist would have had to invent him.
The thread that links the three narratives in Richard Flanagan's "Wanting" is Lady Jane Franklin, the indomitable wife of Sir John Franklin, the British Arctic explorer who had mapped much of Arctic Canada in 1819 and 1823.