This edition is based on the first one-volume publication of
Barnaby Rudge, reproducing all the original illustrations.
Appendices include a map of London at the time of the Gordon Riots
and the preface to the 1969 edition.
Charles Dickens (1812-70) was a political reporter and journalist before establishing his reputation as a novelist with PICKWICK PAPERS (1836-7). His novels captured and held the public imagination over a period of more than thirty years. John Bowen teaches English at the University of Keele. He has written widely on Charles Dickens and is the author of 'Other Dickens- Pickwick to Dombey' (OUP, 2000).
Gr 7-12-Dicken's tale of private lives and public events takes place in the unrest of the 1780's London. This BBC production includes a full cast, music, and sound effects.