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Quotations about Books by Charles Dickens

There was a literary gentleman present who had dramatised in his time two hundred and forty-seven novels as fast as they had come out—some of them faster than they had come out—and who was a literary gentleman in consequence.

Background. "There was a literary gentleman present who had dramatised in his time two hundred and forty-seven novels as fast as they had come out—some of them faster than they had come out—and who was a literary gentleman in consequence." is a quotation from Nicholas Nickleby (Chapter 48). The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, more commonly referred to as Nicholas Nickleby, is the third novel by Charles Dickens, originally serialised between

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There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.

Background. "There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts" is a quotation from Oliver Twist (Chapter 14). Oliver Twist, subtitled The Parish Boy’s Progress, is the second novel by Charles Dickens, published in 1837.   Have Your Say. Give your view on "There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts" with a rating and help us compile the very best Charles Dickens quotations.   [...]

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