Book Reviews of Dickens

Dickens
Dickens
Author: Peter Ackroyd
ISBN-13: 9781895246018
ISBN-10: 1895246016
Pages: 1,256
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Publisher: Stewart House
Book Type: Paperback
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Ackroyds magnificent biography sets the seal on Dickens acknowledged supremacy in the English novel... I can do no more than praise, recommend, insist that you buy and read this book... it supersedes all other Dickens biographies. Anthony Burgess, Independent

I couldnt stop reading it; its absolutely marvellous... This is an absolutely essential book for anyone who has ever loved or read Dickens. P.D. James

A breathtaking feat of scholarship. The Times

As scholarly as it is imaginative... fully worthy of its subject. John Gross, Sunday Telegraph

The best biography of Charles Dickens which I have ever read... a thoroughly professional job... Ackroyd soars above his predecessors in Dickens-study. Robert Nye, Scotsman --This text refers to the Paperback edition.