Rambles in Dickens' Land

Author: Robert Allbut
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,428 / 245 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 41.7
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 293
Added to site: 2012.01.30
mnybks.net#: 31255
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c;Äù was written, and where its author spent the first months of his married life, only the site remains; but these âÄúRamblesâÄù will help you to find all, or nearly all, of his other homes, even to that last home of allâÄîthe grave in Westminster Abbey, in which he was laid on the 14th of June 1870. His friendsâÄô houses too, and the scores of spots noteworthy by reason of association with him personally, you will be given an opportunity of visiting if you follow this careful cicerone. At No. 58 LincolnâÄôs Inn Fields still stands ForsterâÄôs house, where, in 1844, Dickens read âÄúThe ChimesâÄù to Carlyle, Douglas Jerrold, Maclise, and others, and which is also utilised in âÄúBleak HouseâÄù to supply a model for the dwelling-place of Mr. Tulkinghorn. The office of Household Words, founded by Dickens, is n

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