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Charles Dickens: His Life and Work - cover

Charles Dickens: His Life and Work

Stephen Leacock

Publisher: Reading Essentials

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Summary

Stephen Leacock shares the stage with Charles Dickens and Mark Twain as one of the best-loved humorists in the English-speaking world. At the time of its original publication, Leacock's biography of Dickens was widely and enthusiastically hailed as a vital, grand, and masterful examination of the man and his writing. It was a book that Leacock was enormously proud of.

Readable, entertaining and insightful, full of sharp commentary, this biography tells the life-story of one of the best-loved writers in the English language, and offers new insights into Dickens' greatest works.

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