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What the Dickens: An Illustrated Talk on Charles Dickens, his life and times Jane Tapley Tuesday 12 November 2019

Explore the life and times of the most famous novelist in the world: a complex man driven by a vivid imagination and the need to succeed in his chosen career.

Follow his career path from political reportage to his ultimate place as novelist supreme.  Hear about his reading tours and how his incredible popularity hastened his early demise