A Tale of One City: Charles Dickens in Rochester

— Michael J. Nighan By 1842 Charles Dickens had made it big. Rising from a childhood of intermittent poverty, with the publication of Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, and The Old Curiosity Shop, he’d become a literary celebrity, one of the best known writers in the world. (1) And all before his thirtieth birthday. … Continue reading A Tale of One City: Charles Dickens in Rochester