Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is heralded as one of England’s foremost novelists, with his rich prose, remarkable characters, and vivid and detailed depictions of Victorian society. Born in 1812, Dickens witnessed first-hand the class inequalities of British society during the height of the Industrial Revolution. His works highlighted the challenges faced by the working poor and disadvantaged.

Famously prolific, Dickens wrote his novels in installments, as was common in the era. Dickens’s keen perceptiveness and poignant social commentary contribute to his immense popularity with readers, both during his lifetime and to this day.

Dickens’ Original Manuscript Re-Created On A Journal

The book cover for Charles Dickens, Our Mutual Friend depicts an autographed manuscript of Our Mutual Friend, Dickens’ last novel, and reveals his intensely creative writing style. In his words, it showcases “the story-weaver at his loom.”

This writing journal is available in two sizes: ultra and mini.

Paperblanks’ Embellished Manuscripts Collection

To inspire the writer, these unique writing journals portray the work of some of the greatest writers, thinkers and artists of all time. These reproductions of excerpts from original manuscripts, letters, scores and drawings provide a glimpse into the creative process of figures such as William Shakespeare, Sigmund Freud and Vincent van Gogh.

To see the full range of artists and reproduced manuscripts go here.

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