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Girl in a Blue Dress: A Novel Inspired by the Life and Marriage of Charles Dickens
Girl in a Blue Dress A Novel Inspired by the Life and Marriage of Charles Dickens
Author: Gaynor Arnold
At the end of her life, Catherine, the cast-off wife of Charles Dickens, gave the letters she had received from her husband to their daughter Kate, asking her to donate them to the British Museum, ?so the world may know that he loved me once.? The incredible vulnerability and heartache evident beneath the surface of this remark inspired Gaynor A...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780307463029
ISBN-10: 0307463028
Publication Date: 8/3/2010
Pages: 432
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Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Book Type: Paperback
Members Wishing: 2
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I thought the first half of this book was a little hard to get into. Although the Dickens character was quite fascinating, the central character, Dorothea, came across to me as whiny and not very appealing. About halfway through, however, she seemed to develop a backbone and from that point on I thoroughly enjoyed the second half of the book!


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