Dickens and the Workhouse: Oliver Twist and the London Poor

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Host: Hay Festival
Location: Hay-on-Wye
Speaker: Ruth Richardson

The academic discovered that as a young man, Dickens lived only yards away from a major London workhouse. She tells the story of the find and reveals how important the two periods spent living in this area of London were for Dickens’ writing career.

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