Charles Dickens, by Una Pope-Hennessy

Charles Dickens, by Una Pope-Hennessy

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Charles Dickens, by Una Pope-Hennessy, provides an in-depth portrait of the novelist, telling his life story in exhaustive detail, and taking advantage of some newly released letters and papers.

Pope-Hennessy offers strong opinions on subjects such as his chaotic family life, his punishing reading tours, his social life and his dislike of city life.

Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

Una Pope-Hennessy (1875 – 1949) was a British writer and historian. Many of her popular biographies had women as their subject, but she also wrote about authors Edgar Allen Poe and Sir Walter Scott.

Published by The Reprint Society in 1947.

Book is in good condition. Binding intact. Dust jacket has a slight tear.