The Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party - 37th Season
Nov 23-Dec 22, 2019, 10am-7pm Cow Palace Exhibition Halls, San Francisco
The Great Dickens Christmas Fair and Victorian Holiday Party - 37th Season


Books About Dickens

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Charles Dickens: A Life
by Claire Tomalin



Charles Dickens: The Dickens Bicentenary 1812-2012
by Lucinda Dickens Hawksley
Charles Dickens
by Michael Slater
Becoming Dickens: The Invention of a Novelist
by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst
The World of Charles Dickens:
The Life, Times and Works of the Great Victorian Novelist

by Martin Fido
The Life of Charles Dickens: The Illustrated Edition
by John Forster
Dickens's Victorian London
by Alex Werner and Tony William

Beyond Dickens

The Victorian Age was replete with a rich tapestry of authors, playwrights, painters, poets, and other artists and artistes of all kinds; it thus provides a never-ending wealth of new material for our understanding and interpretation of this singular age.
To locate leads as to the whereabouts and activities at the Dickens Fair of such luminaries as, Poe, Kipling, and others, all one must do is pay a visit to the Adventurers’ Club, where, cheek-by-jowl with the age’s literary celebrities, one may chance upon many other famous characters of the time!
Here is just a sample of online reading resources for some of the noteworthy authors of the time:

Other interesting books of note: