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Yorkshire: what the Dickens!

Charles Dickens is one of Britain’s best ever novelists with his work being turned into films, TV series and hit stage shows.

By Zoe Drye
Tuesday, 10th May 2022, 5:57 pm
Updated Wednesday, 11th May 2022, 10:16 am

His books include Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, Pickwick Papers, Nicholas Nickleby, Oliver Twist and Dombey and Son.

Dickens is associated with London, writing about some of its worst and most corrupt institutions, often wandering the capital city’s streets at night thinking about plots for his novels.

But he travelled across the country and abroad, delivering lectures and theatrical productions.

Yorkshire was no exception, his perambulations across our county is recorded by Stephen Duxbury in his book Dickens and the North.

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