'One of Dickens's most neglected, but most rewarding, novels' Peter Ackroyd
Dickens's first historical novel is a thrilling tale of murder, treachery and forbidden love with rioting mob scenes to make your hair stand on end.
Barnaby Rudge is a young innocent simpleton who is devoted to his talkative raven, Grip. When he gets caught up in the mayhem of the Gordon riots and a mysterious unsolved murder, his life is put in jeopardy. Barnaby Rudge is a powerful historical tale of treachery, forbidden love, abduction and the dangerous power of the mob.
Nothing seems more quintessentially British than Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the giants of English literature
Charles Dickens is regarded by many as one of the greatest novelists to ever have lived. Now synonymous with the Victorian era, Dickens created some of the best-known fictional characters of all time and his books have been adapted and his stories retold countless times. Here are some of his best quotes.
It wouldn’t be Christmas without a classic tale. So, get comfy and listen to our special festive reading of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens…