Dickensian Inns Taverns

Dickensian Inns Taverns

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"[...]AND HORSES, ISLEWORTH-THE THREE CRIPPLES-THE GEORGE INN-THE EIGHT BELLS, HATFIELD There are not many inns that can be identified in Oliver Twist, and those that can play very little part in the enactment of the story, or have any notable history to relate in regard to them. The first one to attract attention is that at Barnet, where the Artful Dodger took Oliver Twist for breakfast on the morning they encountered each other on the latter's tramp to London. Although Dickens does not name this inn, we believe he had in mind the Red Lion, for it was one of those inns that was an objective when he and his friends went for a horse-ride out into the country. One such occasion was chosen[...].""
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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 222g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507553846
  • 9781507553848