Dickens was a landmark biography when first published in 1990. This specially edited shorter edition takes the reader into the life of one of the world's greatest writers. It is published to tie-in with a 3-part BBC-TV series on Dickens with Peter Ackroyd, part drama (based on Ackroyd's Simon Callow play), part documentary, part biography.
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Review: DickensUser Review - Caroline Barron - Goodreads
In my reading life to date neither a Dickens biography or - hush thy mouth! - a Dickens novel has been held in these hands of mine. (Well, that's not quite true, I have shuffled and re-filed 'Great ... Read full review
Review: DickensUser Review - Rachel Anne Murphy - Goodreads
I'm in love with Ackroyd's biography of Dickens, and found myself crying from the opening. Ackroyd's very quirkiness as a writer, his imaginative recreations of conversations/scenes, is in itself very ... Read full review