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Charles Dickens

Spotlight on… Wilkie Collins

11/09/2018 by Victoria Heward
“Silence is safe.” The Woman in White, by Wilkie Collins   English novelist, William Wilkie Collins was born in 1824 in London. He started inventing...

Spotlight on... Charles Dickens

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
“There are strings in the human heart that had better not be vibrated.” Barnaby Rudge by Charles Dickens   Charles Dickens is one of Britain’s...

History: School

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
In 1840 almost 2 million people lived in London, but there was no compulsory schooling and so very few children received an education. This high level...

Culture: What a Character!

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
Dickens’ characters are so famous and well-loved that somebody once said they are more real than most real human beings. One of the best known is the...

TV: David Copperfield (2000)

05/02/2018 by Victoria Heward
Many of Dickens’ stories were originally published in magazines with a new chapter every week. He specialised in creating suspense so that people wanted...