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Charles Dickens on Grief and How to Heal a Mourning Heart
Charles Dickens on Grief and How to Heal a Mourning Heart

“The disturbed mind and affections, like the tossed sea, seldom calm without an intervening time of confusion and trouble.”

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Charles Dickens’s Heartening Fan Mail to George Eliot
Charles Dickens’s Heartening Fan Mail to George Eliot

“The exquisite truth and delicacy, both of the humour and the pathos of those stories, I have never seen the like of.”

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Pictures from Italy: A Whimsical Early Travelogue by Dickens, Newly Illustrated
Pictures from Italy: A Whimsical Early Travelogue by Dickens, Newly Illustrated

A beautiful modern resurrection of the author’s lesser-known early work.

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Neil Gaiman Reads Charles Dickens’s Original Performance Script for “A Christmas Carol”
Neil Gaiman Reads Charles Dickens’s Original Performance Script for “A Christmas Carol”

“No space of regret can make amends for one life’s opportunity misused.”

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How to Be a Decent Person: Charles Dickens’s Letter of Advice to His Youngest Son
How to Be a Decent Person: Charles Dickens’s Letter of Advice to His Youngest Son

“Never take a mean advantage of anyone in any transaction, and never be hard upon people who are in your power.”

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When Babbage and Dickens Waged a War on Noise
When Babbage and Dickens Waged a War on Noise

How the father of the computer enlisted the greatest Victorian novelist in ridding the streets of sound.

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