Dickens and Christmas
Constant Wonder - Radio Archive, Episode 794 , Segment 1
Episode: Dickens, Railroads & Christmas
- Dec 21, 2020 7:00 pm
- 34:47 mins
Charles Dickens’ young life sounds like it came straight out of A Christmas Carol: his father was arrested and sent to debtors’ prison, and young Dickens went to work in a factory to help support the family. Listen here to learn more about the man who started the Victorian obsession with Christmas, and penned the most beloved Christmas classic of all time. Guest: Lucinda Hawksley, author, broadcaster, lecturer, great-great-great-granddaughter of Charles Dickens, author of, "Dickens and Christmas."