The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens

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Vintage Books, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 333 pages
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From the moment Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857 until long after Dickens's death, their love affair was expunged from history, while Nelly herself became an invisible woman. This prize-winning tour de force of scholarly detective work rescues Nelly from the shadows of history and adds to our understanding of women in Victorian society. 24 pages of photos.

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User Review  - Regine Haensel - Goodreads

If you are looking for the dirt on Dickens' love affair with Ellen Ternan, you won't find it here. In fact, there's no real proof that the two had an affair -- speculation and some evidence that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrea Stoeckel - Goodreads

[FTC Disclaimer: I recieved this book as a Goodreads/ FirstReads giveaway. As oer all these giveaway books, this in no way influences my opinions, which are 100% mine] I am a person with a background ... Read full review


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Claire Tomalin's books include Thomas Hardy: The Time Torn Man and The Poems of Thomas Hardy. She lives in London.

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