The Last Dickens

The Last Dickens

Large Print - 2009
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Matthew Pearl's most enthralling novel yet reopens one of literary history?s greatest mysteries. Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens' untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends his trusted clerk Daniel Sand to await the arrival of Dickens' unfinished novel. Then Daniel's body is discovered by the docks and the manuscript is nowhere to be found.
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2009.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9781408430644
Branch Call Number: LP FIC PEAR
Characteristics: 661 p. (large print) ; 23 cm.


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Aug 31, 2010

Enjoyed the book - a good depiction of the social climate of the time and an interesting take on the unfinished last novel of Dickens.

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