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ART: Famous writers on cigarette cards

by Unknown photographer, published by Ogden’s, cigarette card, published 1894-1907

by Unknown artist, cigarette card, 1932

by Alick P.F. Ritchie, cigarette card, 1926

Famous writers on cigarette cards… 118 more words


The 11 worst couples in literature

No. 4.  Madeline Bray and Arthur Gride from Nicholas Nickleby (Charles Dickens)

Spoiler alert!

The only reason this marriage doesn’t happen is that Madeline’s father dies one hour before the ceremony is due to begin. 295 more words


Painting: The Novel Reading (1841)

Readers reading #4

The Novel Reading (1841) – By Josef Danhauser: 1805-1845.

A happy couple. I wonder what the suit of armour on the floor means? 58 more words


Some Characters in Dickens' 'Bleak House'

I have been reading Dicken’s Bleak House for all of January and I’ve been thoroughly enjoying it. I’ve only about a hundred pages to go now but I wish there was more. 942 more words


Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens

Comin’ to America…

:D :D :D :D :D

Old Martin Chuzzlewit’s greedy relations have always assumed that his grandson and namesake will inherit the bulk of his wealth. 1,459 more words

Book Review

Review of Great Expectations

What was it about?

Philip Pirrip (a.k.a. Pip) is an orphan boy raised by his hot-tempered sister Georgiana Maria (referred to in the story as Mrs. 435 more words

Literary Fiction

Bleak House, by Charles Dickens

Bleak House is, according to some, one of Dickens’ best books. I thought I better read it.

At the heart of the story is a long-running civil law suit, and the effect this has on the young wards of the court. 504 more words