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Charles Dickens as editor

being letters written by him to William Henry Wills his sub-editor
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Smith, Elder , London
StatementSelected and edited by R.C. Lehmann
ContributionsLehmann, R. C. (Rudolf Chambers), 1856-1929, Wills, William Henry, 1810-1880
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 404 p.
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Open LibraryOL24174343M
OCLC/WorldCa2174660

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Dickens wrote numerous books. Critic John Forster () became his best friend, editor of many of his serialisations, and official biographer after his death, publishing The Life of Charles Dickens in Scottish poet and author. CLAIRE TOMALIN worked in publishing and journalism for many years.

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