Pictures from Italy

Pictures from Italy

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After MARTIN CHUZZLEWIT was published in 1844, Dickens deliberately took a break from novels to travel in Italy for almost a year. Attracted by the urban desolation, the colourful life of the streets and visible signs of the nation's richly textured past, rather than by the traditional tourist sites, the result is a thrilling travelogue. It also reveals Dickens's anxieties and concerns, and should be viewed alongside the masterpieces of his mature works.
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  • Electronic book text
  • Penguin Books Ltd (Digital)
  • E-Classics
  • United Kingdom
  • 0141888245
  • 9780141888248

About Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (1812-70) was a political reporter and journalist whose popularity was established by the phenomenally successful Pickwick Papers (1836-7). His novels captured and held the public imagination over a period of more than thirty years.
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