Article: Our mutual friend

I read Great Expectations when I was 12. It was my first Dickens’s novel  and I was so impressed and hooked on the book that I remembering carrying it around even after I had finished it – just to show off and impress my classmates. Yeah, I know…

This year we celebrate Charles Dickens 200th anniversary and, as projects and festivities pop up around the world, he is suddenly again all over the media – something with which I am pretty sure he would be delighted.

This is in Guardian today : Our mutual friend: Charles Dickens at 200.The writer and Christmas reached a lasting confluence long ago – he deserves the absolute Dickens of a celebration.

Read The Guardian editorial.