Night Walks

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Charles Dickens describes in ‘Night Walks’ his time as an insomniac, when he decided to cure himself by walking through London in the small hours, and discovered homelessness, drunkenness and vice on the streets.

ISBN: 9780141047508 Author: Dickens, Charles Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 26th August 2010 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 824.8 (edition:22) Pages: 112 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Charles Dickens describes in Night Walks his time as an insomniac, when he decided to cure himself by walking through London in the small hours, and discovered homelessness, drunkenness and vice on the streets. This collection of essays shows Dickens as one of the greatest visionaries of the city in all its variety and cruelty.

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