The illustrated guide to Charles Dickens takes an intimate look at what he was like as a husband, a father, a friend and an employer; at his longing to be an actor, at his travels across North America, his year spent living in Italy and his great love of France. Alongside Dickens himself, readers will meet his fascinating family and his astonishing circle of friends - and will discover when and how life and real-life personalities were imitated in Dickens' art. The cast of characters in Charles Dickens embraces an incredible array of famous - and occasionally infamous - Victorians.
Publication date: 01/10/2011
Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd an imprint of Carlton Books Ltd
|Publication date:||1st October 2011|
|Author:||Lucinda Dickens Hawksley|
|Publisher:||Andre Deutsch Ltd an imprint of Carlton Books Ltd|
|Genres:||Biography / Autobiography,|
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley is the great-great-great granddaughter of Charles Dickens and a patron of the Charles Dickens Museum in London. She has written more than 20 books, including Lizzie Siddal, The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel (2004) and Katey, The Life and Loves of Dickens's Artist Daughter (2006).More About Lucinda Dickens Hawksley