Newly edited collection of tales compiled by Dickens and featuring works by Wilkie Collins, Adelaide Anne Procter, Harriet Parr, Percy Fitzgerald and the Rev James White.
Compiled by Charles Dickens, Mugby Junction is a intriguing composite of tales ranging from horror to a realistic portrayal of life around a bustling Victorian railway station. Published for the first time in its entirety, it contains one of Dickens's most celebrated ghost stories, The Signalman.
Published for the first time in 1863-64 in a Christmas Special to the magazine All The Year Round, 'Mrs Lirriper's Lodgings' and 'Mrs Lirriper's Legacy' are published here in their entirety for the first time for over a century. Reviews guaranteed.
Presents a variety of key excerpts and essays written by the author on the virtues and follies of travel, and the wondrous diversity to be found by journeying within England.
Dickens' London is a thing of legend. Hesperus Press is proud to present a unique selection of little-known excerpts, essays and letters, which collectively showcase Victorian London in all its seedy, opulent, oppressive, liberating, tumultuous glory.
This collection is a compelling and representative snapshot of Victorian theatre from one of the age's greatest storytellers. On Theatre draws on a variety of sources, both fictional and journalistic.
The fifth Christmas number of Dickens' hugely popular periodical Household Words, and the first for which he created a unifying theme, this collection offers tales of wartime camaraderie and heroic servants from four of Dickens' respected colleagues in addition to his own contributions.
Originally published in 1858, this collaborative novel involved the writer Dickens and a number of other leading Victorian writers. It is a composite tale of mystery and intrigue set amid the dark streets of Victorian London.
Stumbling upon some luggage that has been left behind in the hotel he works in, a waiter searches through it to try to identify its owner. He does find quite a number of stories. Impressed by their quality, he succeeds in getting them published, although the identity of their author remains a mystery until a visitor comes calling.
Features tales of angels, ghosts, and marriages that are as treacherous as they are inspiring. This book features more than one horrifying account of murder, and contains stories that carry warnings about love's dangers as well as its delights. It includes contributors such as: Elizabeth Gaskell and George A Sala.