Illustrated throughout with photographs of the time, ‘an imaginative and graceful interpretation of Dickens’ vision of London…fascinating…vivid.’ Sunday Mirror
See London come alive in the company of the master storyteller of his Age, with 31 of the earliest surviving photographs of his day.
When Charles Dickens arrived in 1822, as a ten-year-old boy, London was on the threshold of enormous expansion and change. Two centuries later, the sights and sounds of that city, its colour and suffering, reach out through his writings and a collection of stunning pictures to lovers of London and fans of Dickens everywhere.
‘Remarkably engrossing… It is certain that anyone with a love for Dickens will want to have it in hand.’ Oxford Times
‘Beautifully written…it’s one of the most engrossing books I’ve discovered this year.’ Woman and Home