The Book Club

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst: A Year That Changed Dickens and the World

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In This Episode

This week, I’m joined by Robert Douglas-Fairhurst – whose latest book is The Turning Point: A Year That Changed Dickens and the World. He tells me how 1851 – the year of the Great Exhibition – served as a pivot in Dickens’s own life, and set him on the path to writing Bleak House.


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