Author(s): Lucinda Dickens Hawksley
An illustrated guide to Charles Dickens and his works. It follows Dickens from early childhood, including his time spent as a child labourer, and looks at how he became the greatest celebrity of his age - and how he still remains recognized as one of England's greatest celebrities, even in the twenty-first century.
Lucinda Dickens Hawksley is the great-great-great granddaughter of Charles Dickens and a patron of the Charles Dickens Museum in London. She has written more than 20 books, including Lizzie Siddal, The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel (2004) and Katey, The Life and Loves of Dickens's Artist Daughter (2006).
Charles Dickens's Childhood; Leaving School and Starting Work; Maria Beadnell; Sketches by Boz; Pickwick Papers; Married Life; Oliver Twist; The Hogarth Family; The Ten Dickens Children; Nicholas Nickleby; Charles Dickens's London Homes; The Old Curiosity Shop; Barnaby Rudge; Dickens and America; Martin Chuzzlewit; The Italian Year; A Christmas Carol; Dickens and Religion; The Magazines; Dombey and Son; Extended Family; David Copperfield; Dickens the Actor; Dickens and the Police; Bleak House; Dickens's Social Conscience; Hard Times; Dickens and Artists; Little Dorrit; Living in Paris; A Tale of Two Cities; Dickens at Gad's Hill; Great Expectations; Ellen Ternan; Our Mutual Friend; The Staplehurst Crash; The Reading Tours; The Mystery of Edwin Drood; The Legacy of Charles Dickens.