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The Enduring Mystery of Dickens's 'Dear Girl'

The Granger Collection, New York

Bob Cratchit's Christmas dinner; wood engraving after Edwin Austin Abbey for Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," 1881.
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The Enduring Mystery of Dickens's 'Dear Girl'

The Granger Collection, New York

Bob Cratchit's Christmas dinner; wood engraving after Edwin Austin Abbey for Dickens's "A Christmas Carol," 1881.

Could there be any further mysteries to a life studied as thoroughly as that of Charles Dickens? As...

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