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The beginning is always today

” We need never be ashamed of our tears”- Charles Dickens, Great Expectations.

The start of this post will not be filled with fanfare or joy of laughter but the opening of the funeral march and torrential rain.What led me to this point would be that  I’m too much of a dreamer. 96 more words

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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

‘David Copperfield’, Charles Dickens’ eighth novel, was originally published in book form in 1850 with the title ‘The Personal History, Adventures, Experience and Observation of David Copperfield the Younger of Blunderstone Rookery (Which He Never Meant to Publish on Any Account)’. 160 more words

Unabridged Classics

The Rant of Edwin Drood, Chapter 10

Previously on The Mystery of Edwin Drood

  • Rosa Bud received a visit from her legal guardian, Mr. Grewgious.
  • Mr. Grewgious was a particularly Angular man.
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Construction and creation

“The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.”

Charles Dickens


In praise of minor characters.

Minor characters are the spine of any novel. They play a crucial role in advancing the plot, providing significant clues or information and are, perhaps, as important as the main character. 578 more words


The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club (1836-1837) de Charles Dickens

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Charles Dickens (Charles John Huffan Dickens), escritor inglês, foi um dos maiores romancistas de todos os tempos. Nasceu em 1812 e passou a infância em Londres e em… 272 more words


The Here and Now

All through college I heard so much about the importance of place, of the dirt beneath your feet, of opening your eyes as wide as they’ll go and looking watchfully at the walls and horizons which surround you. 540 more words