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Suggested Readings

Books About Dickens and Beyond

The Victorian Age was replete with a rich tapestry of authors, playwrights, painters, poets, and other artists and artistes of all kinds; Dickens and his contemporaries provided a never-ending wealth of new material for our understanding and interpretation of this singular age.

Books About Dickens

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Beyond Dickens

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:

“There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.”

~ Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist

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