Charles Dickens

Richard Salmon’s is good on nuance but his book on the Victorian Literary Profession is in need of a grand narrative

The city’s great chronicler hit the streets to cure his insomnia. His writing cast a spell on me and now I go for nocturnal walks of my own

The art of recording a writer’s career will have to be reinvented to survive in the internet era

In David Copperfield, wine both entices and endangers and its dubious charms weren’t lost on Dickens himself

Book reviews of The Selected Letters of Charles Dickens, edited by Jenny Hartley and P.G. Wodehouse: A Life in Letters, edited by Sophie Ratcliffe

Book review of Charles Dickens: A Life by Claire Tomalin