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Images: A walk through Charles Dickens' London

Feb 20, 2012

Images: A walk through Charles Dickens' London

London in the 21st century is not all that different from the heaving Victorian metropolis forever preserved in the novels of English writer Charles Dickens. #London #Charles Dickens #George Inn
I want some more: New India's Dickensian mantra

Feb 07, 2012

I want some more: New India's Dickensian mantra

Growing up in India, Dickens was part of an alien world filled with colourful characters like Oliver Twist and Mr. Micawber. But on his 200th birth anniversary his famous line hits close to home. #Inpraiseof #Charles Dickens #Oliver Twist
Why Charles Dickens is still relevant on his 200th birthday

Feb 07, 2012

Why Charles Dickens is still relevant on his 200th birthday

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens' birth and perhaps the question on everyone's mind is whether Dickens is still relevant today? #Inpraiseof #Charles Dickens #Great Expectations #Dickens World

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What writing can do that nothing else can: Naipaul

Nov 05, 2011

What writing can do that nothing else can: Naipaul

If there is a grand old man of letters at the Goa Thinkfest it's undoubtedly VS Naipaul. When he appeared on stage, chatting with Tarun Tejpal, he was in a kindly grandfather mode, happily playing a twinkling indulgent Yoda to Tejpal's Hans Solo. #Literature #V. S. Naipaul #Charles Dickens #ThinkFest #VS Naipaul

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What writing can do that nothing else can: Naipaul

Jul 25, 2014

Butler crushed to death by a service lift as he collecting luggage at a stately home which featured on TV series Middlemarch

Arthur Mellar, pictured, died after he was crushed in a lift shaft in the Grade I listed Burghley House, near Stamford, Lincolnshire. The house was featured in the 1994 BBC adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic novel Middlemarc...
What writing can do that nothing else can: Naipaul

Jul 16, 2014

Headteacher of leading private school accused of giving himself a 381 per cent pay rise over 11 years up to £169,000 and making suspicious payments on faculty credit cards

David Craggs is headteacher at the Gad’s Hill School in Higham, Kent, which was once the country home of author Charles Dickens...
What writing can do that nothing else can: Naipaul

Jul 25, 2014

JK Rowling makes rare appearance as her pseudonym Robert Galbraith

Harrogate Crime Writing festival steps up security as besuited Rowling/Galbraith takes the stage to answer questions about her/his mystery novels There are reports of the euphoria that attended reading tours by Charles Dickens during his time as the ...
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