The Turning Point: 1851—A Year That Changed Charles Dickens and the World By Robert Douglas-Fairhurst

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst discusses his recently published book The Turning Point   Thomas Hardy described the year 1851 as a “precipice in Time”; the Times newspaper saw it as the century’s pivot, the moment when the “Old World” became the “New World.” It was a period that was as inventive in terms of language as it

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