Classic Author Series: Charles Dickens, Master Storyteller

Joseph Luzzi – Bard College

Charles Dickens Today

Why is Charles Dickens’s fictional world, even though he wrote more than a century ago, so vital today? And what made Dickens’s novels into the “Netflix” of his age: serialized books so popular that his adoring fans waited with bated breath for their appearance? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our special Book Group discussion of the Victorian author who rose from humble origins to become a soaring literary celebrity and one of the most beloved – and best-selling – novelists of all time.


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