Charles Dickens


    Literary Biography

    Charles Dickens

    A Life

    Claire Tomalin

    Penguin 2011

    Hardback 575pp Illustrated

    9781594203091   Product Code: 11017

    In this superb biography, Claire Tomalin gives full measure to Dickens's heroic stature - his huge virtues both as a writer and as a human being - while observing his failings in both respects with an unblinking eye. Reviewing the book in the Guardian, William Boyd wrote, 'what is so valuable about this biography is the palpable sense of the man himself that emerges'. Claire Tomalin is an award- winning biographer whose other subjets include Thomas Hardy and Samuel Pepys.

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