Monthly Archives: February 2013

201st Birthday celebrations in Centennial Park

Following the return of the Dickens statue in 2011 and the 200th birthday celebration in 2012 it was decided to celebrate Dickens’ birthday each year in front of his statue proudly standing in Centennial Park. Compared to the previous two … Continue reading

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“The Christmas Spirits” by Whitley Strieber

Published by Hodder & Stoughton – Reviewed by Malvina Yock. The front cover announces this is: ‘Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol retold for modern times’. And so it was, from the dead Marley (now called Bill), to the three spirits … Continue reading

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“The Mystery of Charles Dickens: a Tale of Mesmerism and Murder” by John Paulits

Published by MX Publishing – Reviewed by Margaret Mandeno. This is, from the opening chapter to the last, a story filled with a highly satisfying mixture of tension and intrigue. The author deftly portrays the individuality of his characters and … Continue reading

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