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Charles Dickens: A Portrait in Letters

Charles Dickens

Those who only know Charles Dickens from his novels will be fascinated to discover the private and personal Dickens in this selection of his letters. His sister-in-law Georgina Hogarth thought they expressed his individuality; his friend Forster thought them literature. They give us a portrait of a complex man with so many different facets to his personality, ranging from the serious, when discussing social issues, to the outrageously humorous when writing merely to entertain his many friends. 200 years after his birth he still enlightens and entertains us.

Those who only know Charles Dickens from his novels will be fascinated to discover the private and personal Dickens in this selection of his letters. His sister-in-law Georgina Hogarth thought they expressed his individuality; his friend Forster thought them literature. They give us a portrait of a complex man with so many different facets to his personality, ranging from the serious, when discussing social issues, to the outrageously humorous when writing merely to entertain his many friends. 200 years after his birth he still enlightens and entertains us.
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Those who only know Charles Dickens from his novels will be fascinated to discover the private and personal Dickens in this selection of his letters. His sister-in-law Georgina Hogarth thought they expressed his individuality; his friend Forster thought them literature. They give us a portrait of a complex man with so many different facets to his personality, ranging from the serious, when discussing social issues, to the outrageously humorous when writing merely to entertain his many friends. 200 years after his birth he still enlightens and entertains us.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Simon Callow

Length:

4h 10m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:29


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:57


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:29


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

09:26


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:43


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:11


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:42


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

08:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

09:43


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:52


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

08:14


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

09:00


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:19


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:01


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:36


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:25


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:49


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:27


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:47


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

08:44


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:50


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:48


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:57


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:43


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:17


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:09


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:44


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:49


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:45


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:22


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:13


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:29


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

09:41


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:54


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:05