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Drinking in Ohio with Dickens

Charles Dickens at 200

Destination: Ohio, 1842

Book: American Notes by Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

It would be quite unthinkable to let this month pass without paying homage to the 2nd centenary of one of our greatest and most popular writers–Charles Dickens, born February, 1812 (probably February 7). I’ve been dipping into some Dickens’ travel writing to supplement my scanty knowledge of his novels. (I did love [amazon_link id="0393093328" target="_blank" ]Bleak House,[/amazon_link] and we all know The Christmas Carol, of course.) And the travel writing is lively, detailed, and very funny in places. Continue reading