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Charles Dickens (1812–1870), born in Portsmouth, England, one of eight children, grew up in poverty and had little formal education, yet became the most prominent and revered of all English Victorian writers as well as a political reporter and journalist.

Stephen Wall edited Anthony Trollope’s Can You Forgive Her? for Penguin Classics and is a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford.

Helen Small is a Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Marshalsea Prison (Southwark, London, England) -- Fiction.
Inheritance and succession -- Fiction.
Debt, Imprisonment for -- Fiction.
Children of prisoners -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.