Saturday, November 5, 2011


For anyone with an appreciation of Charles Dickens and his numerous forays into the depths of the political and social life of late Victorian times, Drood will provide a delicious and fascinating look into Dickens’ life as seen by his friend and confidant Wilkie Collins, himself a noted writer of the times. Be prepared, however, for two possible courses of action: For anyone seeking a book of character development this will fit the bill, for anyone seeking plot development this book will necessitate either enduring those endless passages of character description and development or a rapid skimming to arrive at the next plot point.

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