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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

Jun 17, 2014

How authors from Dickens to Dr Seuss invented the words we use every day

The English language didn't just spring from nowhere. So who introduced such gems as cojones, meme, nerd and butterfingers? Charles Dickens used the term in his 1836 The Pickwick Papers (more properly called The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club... #John Milton #Ernest Hemingway #John Le Carre #George Eliot #William Shakespeare #William Wordsworth #Lewis Carroll
What writing can do that nothing else can: Naipaul

Jun 17, 2014

How authors from Dickens to Dr Seuss invented the words we use every day

The English language didn't just spring from nowhere. So who introduced such gems as cojones, meme, nerd and butterfingers? Charles Dickens used the term in his 1836 The Pickwick Papers (more properly called The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club... #John Milton #Ernest Hemingway #John Le Carre #George Eliot #William Shakespeare #William Wordsworth #Lewis Carroll
What writing can do that nothing else can: Naipaul

Jul 11, 2014

Don't miss your chance to pick up 'Oliver Twist'

DID you say you want some more? Continue your 12-part vintage classic book collection with 'Oliver Twist', absolutely free when you buy your copy of the Irish Independent at any Eason store tomorrow. The iconic Charles Dickens novel has been selected... #John Milton #Ernest Hemingway #John Le Carre #George Eliot #William Shakespeare #William Wordsworth #Lewis Carroll
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