Charles Dickens at 200, 7th February 2012

“It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known” (A Tale of Two Cities, 1859)


7th February 2012 is the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens. Why not celebrate this occasion by visiting the Stirling Campus Library and borrowing one of our books about Dickens.


To find out more about Charles Dicken’s life the University of California Santa Cruz has a useful collection of online resources and a set of FAQs.


For more information about events taking place to mark the anniversary on television, radio and at festivals see the Dickens 2012 website: or follow Dickens 2012 on Twitter.

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