DICKENS AND TRAVEL, WITH LUCINDA HAWKSLEY, GREAT GREAT GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER OF DICKENS

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    Charles Dickens lives on in the writing of his great great great granddaughter, Lucinda Hawksley!  Lucinda, a British biographer, author, lecturer and award winning travel writer will speak at the Northfield Pubic Library on Tuesday, October 29, 5:00 - 6:30pm        

     Dickens is usually described as a "London author," but throughout his relatively short life he travelled around the world in a manner highly unusual for his time, living in Italy, Boulogne, and Paris, acting onstage in Montreal, and campaigning against slavery in America.  Hawksley will talk about his literary adventures overseas.  Her book Charles Dickens and Travel, will be published in 2020.  She has written a number of other books, including Dickens's Artistic Daughter, Katey;  Dickens and Christmas; The Writer Abroad; Dickens and His Circle; Charles Dickens, A Bicentenary Celebration, 1812-2012.

      The talk is sponsored by the Northfield Public Library and Carleton College English Department  and is free and open to the public