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Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

More of a ramble than a review…

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When young Nicholas Nickleby’s father dies leaving him penniless, he, his mother and his sister, Kate, must throw themselves on the charity of their uncle, Ralph Nickleby. 1,202 more words

Book Review

'American Notes For General Circulation' by Charles Dickens

Dickens wrote fifteen novels over the course of thirty-four years and double the number of ‘other works’ (see Charles Dickens Info). I wanted to read the… 447 more words

American Notes

Charles Dickens: The man who invented Christmas plagiarized Jesus

A Christmas Carol can be seen as a mirror to biblical parables.
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Matthew Robert Anderson, Concordia University

Everyone knows the story of Scrooge, a man so miserly his name has become synonymous with penny-pinching meanness. 1,068 more words


Charles Dickens: Transport Ghostwriter

Winter is a time for stories of the strange, the supernatural, and the ghostly. With long dark evenings, what better way to pass the time than to gather round the fire and tell tales of the mysterious things that are abroad? 1,259 more words


Hard Times

by Charles Dickens

It is not that I have read nothing over a month.  But this is the first novel I have read for quite a while.   377 more words

Dickens, Charles