Dickensians!

Do you love the stories by Charles Dickens, and anything Victorian? Are you keen to chat about his books, his life, the times or places he lived in, or the authors who were his friends? Why not come and join us?

We have regular group reads of his works, side reads and lots of places to discuss our favourite author - or one we would like to know better. "Wot larks!" as Joe Gargery might say.

Whatever your reason for joining, if you are interested in Dickens' world, you'll get a warm Dickensian welc
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Dombey and Son
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Start date
February 14, 2021
Discussion leader
Bionic Jean
Why we're reading this
This is our third group read of a major novel by Charles Dickens.
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The Victorian City: Everyday Life in Dickens' London
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Start date
March 15, 2021
Finish date
May 31, 2021
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Current Group Reads
Why we're reading this
This is our side read to Dombey and Son
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+ The Welcome Centre
* The Welcome Centre
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 433 posts · 162 views
last updated 7 minutes ago
Lady Maria Clutterbuck's Birthday Felicitations!
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 152 posts · 77 views
last updated Apr 18, 2021 09:21PM
Dickensians! Summer Reads
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 83 posts · 84 views
last updated Apr 18, 2021 03:22AM
Mrs. Dickens' Parlour - Chat
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 683 posts · 122 views
last updated Apr 15, 2021 05:03AM
This topic has been closed to new comments. SPOILERS! Please read this
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 4 posts · 59 views
last updated Jul 30, 2020 01:13PM
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+ Current Group Reads
This topic has been closed to new comments. * What do we read?
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 3 posts · 114 views
last updated Apr 12, 2020 04:08AM
Dombey and Son: Chapters 42 - 51
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 284 posts · 32 views
last updated 1 hour, 9 min ago
This topic has been closed to new comments. Dombey and Son: Chapters 52 - 62
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 2 posts · 9 views
last updated 2 hours, 21 min ago
Dombey and Son: Chapters 20 - 31
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 419 posts · 43 views
last updated Apr 19, 2021 08:24AM
Dombey and Son: Chapters 32 - 41
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 352 posts · 37 views
last updated Apr 19, 2021 02:26AM
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+ All About Dickens
Favourite Quotations by Charles Dickens
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 43 posts · 29 views
last updated 1 hour, 12 min ago
I Saw Dickens! Museums and Commemorative Events
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 67 posts · 51 views
last updated Apr 18, 2021 05:56AM
Adaptations for stage and screen, and ...
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 121 posts · 75 views
last updated Apr 16, 2021 12:14PM
Charles Dickens on audio
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 32 posts · 33 views
last updated Mar 04, 2021 03:54PM
Favourite characters and names
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 68 posts · 67 views
last updated Feb 03, 2021 09:57AM
Spin-Offs and Sequels to Charles Dickens's stories
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 65 posts · 61 views
last updated Apr 17, 2021 06:10AM
Victorian Life
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 65 posts · 69 views
last updated Apr 13, 2021 05:39AM
Dickens's Literary Friends - and enemies!
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 78 posts · 65 views
last updated Apr 09, 2021 02:23PM
Dickens in the News
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 78 posts · 70 views
last updated Apr 06, 2021 05:00AM
Biographies and Books About Charles Dickens and his works
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 28 posts · 46 views
last updated Mar 25, 2021 08:59AM
May - June 2020: David Copperfield: chapters 45 - 64
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 437 posts · 67 views
last updated Dec 28, 2020 03:54PM
May - June 2020: David Copperfield: chapters 30 - 44
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 393 posts · 41 views
last updated Dec 18, 2020 09:22AM
May - June 2020: David Copperfield: chapters 1-14
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 514 posts · 91 views
last updated Dec 03, 2020 03:33PM
May - June 2020: David Copperfield: chapters 15-29
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 335 posts · 42 views
last updated Jun 10, 2020 06:55AM
Little Dorrit: Chapters 1 - 11
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 532 posts · 72 views
last updated Feb 15, 2021 09:10AM
Little Dorrit II: Chapters 23 - 34
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 220 posts · 38 views
last updated Dec 30, 2020 05:53AM
Little Dorrit II: Chapters 1 - 11
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 220 posts · 40 views
last updated Nov 29, 2020 02:46PM
Little Dorrit II: Chapters 12 - 22
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 233 posts · 24 views
last updated Nov 29, 2020 02:42PM
Little Dorrit: Chapters 23 - 36
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 263 posts · 46 views
last updated Nov 15, 2020 03:30PM
A Christmas Carol - Staves 1 - 2
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 308 posts · 72 views
last updated Apr 13, 2021 03:56PM
A Christmas Carol - Staves 3 - 5
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 134 posts · 43 views
last updated Mar 29, 2021 11:11AM
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+ Side Reads
Group Side Read - Pictures From Italy by Charles Dickens
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 110 posts · 45 views
last updated Feb 06, 2021 03:28PM
Group Side Read - The Life of Charles Dickens Volume 1 by John Forster
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 176 posts · 46 views
last updated Nov 21, 2020 03:32PM
Our Second New Year Read - The Magic Fishbone (hosted by Robin)
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 35 posts · 33 views
last updated Feb 02, 2021 07:12AM
Our First New Year Read - The Signalman (hosted by France-Andrée)
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 31 posts · 37 views
last updated Jan 15, 2021 05:16PM
Our Fourth Summer Read - The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices (hosted by Ashley)
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 71 posts · 36 views
last updated Sep 20, 2020 10:59AM
Our Third Summer Read - Doctor Marigold (hosted by France-Andrée)
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 81 posts · 33 views
last updated Sep 04, 2020 11:44AM
Our Second Summer Read - Hunted Down! (hosted by Judy)
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 99 posts · 37 views
last updated Aug 30, 2020 02:00PM
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+ Buddy Reads
Buddy read of the Pickwick Papers January 2021, with Laura, Ashley, Dean and others
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 47 posts · 35 views
last updated Feb 04, 2021 05:29AM
Buddy Read Requests
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 29 posts · 89 views
last updated Jan 02, 2021 09:43AM
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+ Extras
Personal Reviews
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 42 posts · 69 views
last updated Apr 11, 2021 03:48PM
My Essential Classics
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 52 posts · 66 views
last updated Mar 28, 2021 11:39AM
Recommend another Group?
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 29 posts · 76 views
last updated Oct 30, 2020 03:47PM
Showing 1 of 1 topics — 138 comments total
+ Archive
Nominations for Our Next Main Group read
By Bionic Jean , "Dickens Duchess" · 138 posts · 79 views
last updated Dec 04, 2020 10:05AM
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The Magic Fishbone
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Jan 31, 2021
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Pictures from Italy
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Jan 31, 2021
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The Signalman
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Jan 15, 2021
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A Christmas Carol
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Dec 31, 2020
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Little Dorrit
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Nov 26, 2020
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Doctor Marigold
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Aug 21, 2020
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Hunted Down
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Aug 14, 2020
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To Be Read at Dusk
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Aug 07, 2020
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David Copperfield
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Jul 04, 2020
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