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The invisible woman: the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens
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New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc., 2012.
Physical Desc:
xvi, 333 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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Charles Dickens and Nelly Ternan met in 1857; she was 18, a hard-working actress performing in his production of The Frozen Deep, and he was 45, the most lionized writer in England. Out of their meeting came a love affair that lasted thirteen years and destroyed Dickens’s marriage while effacing Nelly Ternan from the public record.
 
In this remarkable work of biography and scholarly reconstruction, the acclaimed biographer of Mary Wollstonecraft, Thomas Hardy, Samuel Pepys and Jane Austen rescues Nelly from the shadows of history, not only returning the neglected actress to her rightful place, but also providing a compelling portrait of the great Victorian novelist himself. The result is a thrilling literary detective story and a deeply compassionate work that encompasses all those women who were exiled from the warm, well-lighted parlors of Victorian England.
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Second Vintage Books edition.
Language:
English
ISBN:
0804172129, 9780804172127

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-321) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tomalin, C. (2012). The invisible woman: the story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens. Second Vintage Books edition. New York, Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tomalin, Claire. 2012. The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens. New York, Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc.

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Tomalin, Claire, The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens. New York, Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc, 2012.

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Tomalin, Claire. The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens. Second Vintage Books edition. New York, Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc, 2012.

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