Tagged: Charles Dickens

Tolkien and Dickens' grandsons join forces on audiobook

Michael G. R Tolkien, the eldest grandson of J. R. R. Tolkien, and Gerald Dickens, a great-grandson of Charles Dickens, have formed a "unique" collaboration to bring... Read more

Penguin prepares 80p short classics range

Penguin will launch a new range of short classics, priced at 80p each, to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Penguin Books. The 80 titles in... Read more

Ten literary graves: the tour

Ann Treneman tells the compelling stories behind 10 authors' graves – and reveals how to find them Read more

Ten literary graves: the tour

Ann Treneman tells the compelling stories behind 10 authors' graves - and reveals how to find them Read more

Extract: Great Expectations

David Nicholls' version of Dickens' classic opens in cinemas this week. Read the chilling first pages... Read more

Extract: Great Expectations

David Nicholls' version of Dickens' classic opens in cinemas this week. Read the chilling first pages... Read more

Dickens' City

Victorian London's latest biographer Judith Flanders tells us what Dickens would be most surprised to see today Read more

Callow on Dickens: A Man for Today

Two hundred years after Charles Dickens' birth, Simon Callow celebrates a very modern man Read more

A Tale of Two Cities: Extract

A stirring section of Charles Dickens' classic for World Book Night Read more

Home is where the hearth is

Despite having a turbulent home life himself, we look at how Dickens was responsible for the 'cult of domesticity' in his vivid descriptions of domestic... Read more

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