Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

Bookshelf: The Last Christmas Gift

Okay, I know the decks aren’t fully cleared yet, in that Thanksgiving still looms. ¬†Still, Christmas is icumen in, and it’s not too early to think about stocking stuffers. Which should, this year, totally include this book The Last Christmas … Continue reading

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Serials

I’ve recently read two great novels that were written as serials, Michael Chabon’s Gentlemen of the Road and Charles Portis’s True Grit. Of course, lots of classic novels have been written this way.  Dickens, for instance, wrote serials. I’m writing … Continue reading

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