What the Dickens...?

This is a group for anyone interested in discussing the great 19th century English novelist, works by Dickens, biographies about him or people in his circle, critical works both contemporary and modern, or any other books which shed light on his work, his life and his times.

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Which Dickens' are you reading now? What do you think of it?243 unread / 243DebraGraham, April 28
Your favourite and why?81 unread / 81DebraGraham, April 28
Little Dorrit39 unread / 39DebraGraham, April 28
Thanks1 unread / 1Andrew1812, April 9
Trollope vs. Dickens21 unread / 21cpg, April 2
Dickens Discussion on Monthly Author Reads1 unread / 1sweetiegherkin, June 2020
Help! Trying to determine publication year of a Dickens set1 unread / 1St._Troy, June 2019
Those Dickensian shivers...15 unread / 15Cynfelyn, May 2019
When Charles Dickens fell out with America9 unread / 9Cecrow, March 2019
Happy Birthday to A Christmas Carol7 unread / 7konallis, December 2018
A Christmas Carol adaptations11 unread / 11cbfiske, December 2018
Your least favourite and why?55 unread / 55john257hopper, November 2018
Great Dickens Re-reads7 unread / 7sweetiegherkin, November 2018
Definitive Editions of Non-Nonesuch Works?1 unread / 1St._Troy, April 2016
Any book as good as 'David Copperfield'?17 unread / 17LesMiserables, October 2015
What the Dickens...? message board27 unread / 27tomcatMurr, June 2015
Dickens in love3 unread / 3Bookworm59, March 2015
Dickens biographies34 unread / 34cbfiske, January 2014
Our Mutual Friend36 unread / 36kac522, September 2013
Beyond A Christmas Carol12 unread / 12AdrianMorris, March 2013
Join us in reading Martin Chuzzlewit in real time3 unread / 3camillahoel, January 2013
Dickens' Fake Library2 unread / 2slickdpdx, September 2012
Dickens theme park: Good thing or Bad thing?8 unread / 8sweetiegherkin, September 2012
Dickens fans in the New York area...1 unread / 1sweetiegherkin, September 2012
Multicultural Dickens7 unread / 7HolmesGirl, July 2012
From pessimist to optimist for Scrooge?8 unread / 8HolmesGirl, July 2012
Did Charles Dickens really save poor children and clean up the slums?5 unread / 5sweetiegherkin, February 2012
Dickens World Record4 unread / 4oregonobsessionz, February 2012
A Letter to Dickens2 unread / 2LizzieD, February 2012
The secret of Dickens' enduring success3 unread / 3Meredy, February 2012
Errors and inconsistencies9 unread / 9trickyvic, January 2012
Monthly Author Reads1 unread / 1sweetiegherkin, January 2012
Reading aloud20 unread / 20sweetiegherkin, December 2011
Dickens on film: December on TCM1 unread / 1pennwriter, December 2011
The Dickens Universe1 unread / 1suzecate, August 2011
characters who are naturalists/ interested in nature2 unread / 2AuntieCatherine, March 2011
Flowchart: Understanding the Web, for Fans of Charles Dickens2 unread / 2LizzieD, December 2010
Dickens and Oprah8 unread / 8Phocion, December 2010
a Copperfield question5 unread / 5Seajack, August 2010
Dickens on Masterpiece6 unread / 6digifish_books, January 2010
Non-Canonical Works13 unread / 13LizzieD, November 2009
A Tale of Two Cities2 unread / 2slickdpdx, November 2009
About Kate Macready Dickens ...5 unread / 5digifish_books, October 2009
David Copperfield in public places...15 unread / 15yosarian, June 2009
My first Dickens23 unread / 23yosarian, June 2009
Best edition of Bleak House?10 unread / 10Seajack, March 2009
Financial Times of March 14,2009: A Full Page1 unread / 1Urquhart, March 2009
Great Expectations1 unread / 1digifish_books, December 2008
Pickwick Papers2 unread / 2slickdpdx, December 2008
David Copperfield - Mr Peggotty and Lil'Emily7 unread / 7Foxhunter, November 2008
matching set?8 unread / 8atimco, September 2008
Dickens on the web2 unread / 2tomcatMurr, August 2008
Bleak House - Group Read2 unread / 2quietprofanity, July 2008
Bleak House: BBC version on DVD7 unread / 7atimco, May 2008
Mister Pip4 unread / 4atimco, May 2008
What is the problem with Dickens?38 unread / 38atimco, April 2008
War and Peace...........????3 unread / 3Urquhart, March 2008
Which Dickens next?16 unread / 16twacorbies, March 2008
Help me choose....11 unread / 11NorahBarnacle, December 2007
Votes for the next book for a group read....?32 unread / 32marise, October 2007
Looking for the Dickensian Around Us...6 unread / 6EncompassedRunner, October 2007
The Pets of Charles Dickens.....3 unread / 3digifish_books, October 2007
Dickens' Women ~ Miriam Margolyes2 unread / 2Foxhunter, September 2007
On building a successful group read...5 unread / 5fannyprice, September 2007
The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby93 unread / 93Urquhart, August 2007
Of Dickens and Trollope and heart and mind...6 unread / 6Seajack, August 2007
Charles Dickens: July 8, 2007, NYT, Book Review Front Page6 unread / 6Urquhart, July 2007
Parlor (Parlour) Garme Time!2 unread / 2Urquhart, May 2007
Dickens World4 unread / 4digifish_books, May 2007
The speeches of Charels Dickens1 unread / 1Urquhart, April 2007
20th Century Author?7 unread / 7tomcatMurr, April 2007
Gissing-Dickens2 unread / 2tomcatMurr, March 2007
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