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A fascinating, evocative account of 19th-century London, so well known from Charles Dickens' much-loved novels. This book draws on descriptions of life in the capital from original letters, diaries and newspapers as well as Dickens' own social commentary to paint a vivid portrait of a city undergoing massive social changes. A unique gazetteer section with a modern-day map allows the reader to discover where places and attractions mentioned in the text can be seen in today's London.
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Michael Paterson regularly conducts guided tours of Dickens' London. He has a private collection of Dickensian photographs, illustrations and papers, and is a leading expert on the subject. He is the author of Battle for the Skies and Winston Churchill: His Military Life 1845-1945, both for D&C. He lives in London.
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Book Description David & Charles, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0715322818
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Book Description David & Charles, 2006. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # P110715322818