February 7th, 2019, marks the 207th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens, who is the best known English novelist. His most famous work is the story, "A Christmas Carol", which has been dramatized for the stage and screen innumerable times. Most of his novels have experienced a similar life off the page, having been adapted for film and television. Here are links to more information about him.
The first goal for the book group is for you to read (or re-read) a book by Dickens within the next month and then to post your thoughts about it, hopefully with a few choice quotes to illustrate what most drew you to it. Copies of books by Dickens can be checked out from your library or online. Copies can also be accessed for free at the gutenberg web site. Other on-line sources tha…