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Dickensian

grotesquely comic, as some of the characters of Dickens
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She asked: "Will the Prime Minister deal with this terrible Dickensian situation?
The Tourist Capital: Outlines the factors during Dickens' lifetime which laid the groundwork for Dickensian urban tourism: the boom in urban topographical tourism in 19C London (particularly the proliferation of metropolitan guide-books); the Victorians' celebration/commercial exploitation of literary heritage and the cult of the author; the growth of a heritage sensibility focussed on preservation of the built environment; and Dickens' own extensive use of London locations/famous buildings/landmarks in his fiction.
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell said: "Taking us back to the Dickensian period of debt prisons is not the answer." And Money Saving Expert's Martin Lewis branded the firm "contemptible b***s" and said its stateis ment "counters all the work to protect the vulnerable".
The Plaid member said the AM was right to highlight Dickensian times because the poor will suffer from any losses of council services.
The novel does lean a bit on the Dickensian tradition, and some chapters feel repetitive, as though serialized; however, the mystery's thread keeps spinning at a satisfying pace.
"We are not calling it a Dickensian night to give it a slightly different feel to previous years.
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BBC One's big-budget drama Dickensian, inspired by Charles Dickens' novels, has been axed after just one series.
THE poorest children are going hungry due to "Dickensian" levels of poverty, as teachers fear huge swathes of the classroom are struggling to concentrate during the day due to missing meals.