Charles Dickens: His Life and Work
Publisher: Reading Essentials
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.