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This is the wrapper for sixth installment of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the last novel of Charles Dickens, who died before completing the remaining six installments and revealing the solution to the mystery. Photo courtesy of WPI's Robert D. Fellman Dickens Collection, housed in the George C. Gordon Library.
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
By Joel J. Brattin
In 1869-70, England’s most powerful, funny, and creative novelist, Charles Dickens, created what may be the most challenging and captivating mystery novel ever written: The Mystery of Edwin Drood.
Like every one of the 14 novels Dickens published before it, Drood was published in serial installments—in this case, monthly “parts, ” including 32 pages of text (usually three or four chapters), plus two pages of illustrations, at the modest price of just a shilling. Most of Dickens’s other major novels were designed to be complete in 20 such installments, but Drood was shaped according to a new, more compact plan: Dickens agreed to complete this new novel in just 12 monthly parts.
After completing his previous novel, Our Mutual Friend (serialized from 1864-65), Dickens had devoted most of his creative energies to his dramatic and popular public readings—one-man theatrical performances, adapted by Dickens from his own writings. In 1868, Dickens traveled to America for the second time, and performed A Christmas Carol and Bardell and Pickwick (adapted from his first novel, The Pickwick Papers) to wildly enthusiastic audiences in Boston, and elsewhere.
But after his return to England, and after four and a half years away from novel-writing—the longest such break in his career—Dickens was eager to return to the serial publication of fiction, and in the summer of 1869 he developed some very intriguing ideas for the story which was to become his 15th and final novel.fornax the furnace constellation what if science news about lifestyle trends men haircut hot science fair projects for 2nd grade body image coffee cake in a mug same haircut scientific method steps sociology live lifestyle season science example of an abstract for a science fair project fuel storage pathways in body men's hair cuts near me astronomy image two floor coffee shop murray a street salon season trends great science what are fashion pm fashion top trending twitter usa coffee table with lift top how to trend home of science family coffee outfit ideas for girls what fashion is in astrology symbols in order job science science to life lifestyles unlimited expo 2018 buzztrend science olympiad 2019 nationals 2 coffee digital astronomy of fashion light blue cross front dress no coffee coffee to you gina's hair fashion group god coffee trend day coffee enema kits coffee bean direct anoxia medical terminology
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