Monthly Archives: April 2014

Being Dickens by David Madden

Being Dickens by David Madden Well, of course I am not. Dickens was a justly famous author, and probably the first whose fiction brought international celebrity status. In June 1870, news of his death spread like wildfire: Longfellow wrote ”this whole country was stricken with grief” – he was referring to America. Dickens gave the… Read more »