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Which Authors Have Influenced You the Most? Here's My List.

I was asked by Prism Book Alliance to name the top ten authors I admire. Sounds simple, right? Yet I found it wasn’t that easy for me to narrow down the list since I’ve been influenced and inspired by so many authors over my lifetime. 576 more words


Cold March Days

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light and winter in the shade.” -Charles Dickens


The beginning is always today

” We need never be ashamed of our tears”- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations.

The start of this post will not be filled with fanfare or joy of laughter but the opening of the funeral march and torrential rain.What led me to this point would be that  I’m too much of a dreamer. 96 more words

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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

‘David Copperfield’, Charles Dickens’ eighth novel, was originally published in book form in 1850 with the title ‘The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Publish on Any Account)’. 160 more words

Unabridged Classics

Limited edition Jack Wills Penguin Classics

Three Penguin classics, Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice and Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, have been given new Jack Wills cover designs. 89 more words


The Rant of Edwin Drood, Chapter 10

Previously on The Mystery of Edwin Drood

  • Rosa Bud received a visit from her legal guardian, Mr. Grewgious.
  • Mr. Grewgious was a particularly Angular man.
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Construction and creation

“The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.”

Charles Dickens