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The glory of Charles Dickens," it has been said, "will always be in his Pickwick, his first, his best, his inimitable triumph.
Just when Dickens began to write Pickwick he married, and soon we find him comfortably settled in a London house, while the other great writers of his day gathered round him as his friends.
Although not born in London, Dickens was a true Londoner, and when his work was done he loved nothing better than to roam the streets.
After Pickwick many other stories followed; in them Dickens showed his power not only of making people laugh, but of making them cry.
In life there is a great deal that is sad, and one of the things which touched Dickens most deeply was the misery of children.
This Dickens did always remember, and it made him a tender and delightful father to whom his children looked up with something of adoration.
As the years went on Dickens wrote more and more books.
It was about this time, too, that Dickens found a new way of entertaining the world.
To write a new book about either Charles Dickens or London would be a daunting enough task.
By making such a suggestion more explicit, Polsky could significantly strengthen her argument about why we must return to Dickens to understand fully the financial crises and pernicious social effects of twenty-first-century neoliberal, neocolonial conservatism.
Part of the Ashgate Studies in Publishing History series, the volume explains in depth "how Dickens came to write the novel, what choices he made while writing and revising, when and in what formats the novel first appeared, how it has appeared subsequently, how the novel fared financially and critically when it was first published, and how it has fared during the century and a half since" (4-5).