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by Peter Clark
Few novelists have written so intimately about a city in the way that Charles Dickens wrote about London. A nearphotographic memory made his contact with the city indelible from a very young age and it remained his constant focus. Virginia Woolf maintained that, "we remodel our psychological geography when we read Dickens," as he produces "characters who exist not in detai ...more
Hardcover, 113 pages
Published April 17th 2012 by Haus Publishing
(first published January 1st 2012)
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Feb 27, 2014 Christopher Newton rated it really liked it
Obviously, this walker's guide to Dickens country is best held in hand while walking around central London. But as a longtime Dickens fan, I enjoyed the heck out of it anyway, with a slight assist from Google Maps Street View. Full of Dickens lore plus an opportunity to see the exact site where Mr. Peggoty and David Copperfield met each other by chance en route to the Golden Cross Hotel(now an insurance company headquarters)