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Dickens on an island

Richard John Hutchings

Dickens on an island

a biographical study of Charles Dickens in the Isle of Wight

by Richard John Hutchings

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Published by Brodie in Bath .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Isle of Wight (England),
  • England,
  • Isle of Wight.
    • Subjects:
    • Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Isle of Wight.,
    • Novelists, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Isle of Wight.,
    • Literary landmarks -- England -- Isle of Wight.,
    • Novelists, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Isle of Wight (England) -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 82-83.

      Statementwith extracts from David Copperfield by Richard J. Hutchings; foreword by John Greaves.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4584 .H85
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 83 p.
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4371890M
      ISBN 100714205117
      LC Control Number78579441

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