Charles Dickens - Poems

by Charles Dickens

$19.99

ISBN
9781847493026
FORMAT
Hardback
NUMBER OF PAGES
134

Product Description

A rare collection of Dickens's poetry, ideal for Dickens enthusiasts

He has turned from his farm! From his home he has cast
The old man who has tilled it for years;
Though each tree and flower is linked with the past,
And a friend of his childhood appears.

While Charles Dickens is best known and celebrated for his prolific journalistic output and novelistic creations, he also devoted some of his creative energies to verse. At turns sentimental, melancholy, playful, humorous, and satirical, and ranging considerably in tone and format, from songs to narrative prologues for novels and "squibs" for newspapers, the poems in this collection highlight Dickens's gift for language and his unfailing power to touch.

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