In this podcast, Dickens expert John Mullan takes us on a journey through this great writer's mind, touching on his relationship to London, dreams, Bedlam, and more.
interviewed by Ellen O'Neill
John Mullan is a specialist in 18th century literature and a professor of English at UCL. He writes on contemporary fiction for the Guardian and was a judge for the 2009 Man Booker Prize. His favourite Dickens novel is Great Expectations.
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