The Mystery Of Charles Dickens

The Mystery Of Charles Dickens In this tour de force performance Simon Callow portrays not only Charles Dickens but also many of his best loved characters from Mr Micawber and Bill Sikes to Oliver Twist and even Nancy Readings fr

  • Title: The Mystery Of Charles Dickens
  • Author: Peter Ackroyd Simon Callow
  • ISBN: 9780563536505
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Audio Cassette
  • In this tour de force performance, Simon Callow portrays not only Charles Dickens but also many of his best loved characters, from Mr Micawber and Bill Sikes to Oliver Twist and even Nancy Readings from Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield and many of his other novels interweave with the author s own words and an incisive, compassionate narrative An idyllic childhood inIn this tour de force performance, Simon Callow portrays not only Charles Dickens but also many of his best loved characters, from Mr Micawber and Bill Sikes to Oliver Twist and even Nancy Readings from Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield and many of his other novels interweave with the author s own words and an incisive, compassionate narrative An idyllic childhood in Chatham was swapped for his family s penurious existence in London, the city which would later provide the canvas for many of his greatest works With a father imprisoned for debt, young Charles was deprived of an education and forced to work in a blacking factory Such experiences moulded this lonely and unusual child into the fiercely industrious and highly ambitious writer who would later claim that his characters talked to and touched him A fascinating insight into the circumstances how he never quite managed to escape the dark shadows cast by his earlier life.

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    1. Loved this! I love Simon Callow's approach to Dickens. He genuinely seems to have an immense affection for him, whilst still not being blinded to the fact that he wasodd, as he describes him. I laughed out loud at some of the impersonations here, and just at honestly funny Dickens lines from Gamp and from the man himself's letters. I smiled fondly at excerpts I knew well from Christmas Carol, Great Expectations and Bleak House, at characters I love. Just a really nice way of presenting Dickens' [...]

    2. Simon Callow recounts the writer's remarkable life and brings a host of his colourful characters to life. By Peter Ackroydc/programmes/b007jvp1

    3. Excellent performance that really lets you get under Dickens' skin and understand the darkness within the man - that he would express in his great works - Performed by Callow - who has a great affinity for the man behind the work - he takes a much more narrative and biographical approach than in the later Dickens' Women - in a style that is much more narrative - made even stronger by being by one of Dickens' best academic biographers - I came away from this understanding and pitying the man - an [...]

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