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Little Dorrit

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A novel by Charles Dickens first published in serial form 1855 and 1857. The title character is the daughter of a man imprisioned in Marshalsea prison for debt.

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Little Dorrit

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George Inn - Historic Southwark

In the courtyard at the rear of this building is The George - London's only g...

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Little Dorrit gate

The quoted text comes at the end of Chapter 13 of 'Little Dorrit' by Charles ...

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Marshalsea 1 - stone - round

Quoted from Chapter 3 of Little Dorrit.

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Marshalsea 2 - steel

The plaque refers to 'wall mounted artworks' but we did not see any on our vi...

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Marshalsea 3 - stone - Little Dorrit

The heroine of Dickens' novel Little Dorrit was one resident who was not a pr...

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Walter Pater

Academic, aesthete, art critic, writer. Born at 1 Honduras Terrace, Commercial Road (this terrace still exists, as 368 - 374 Commerical Road, immediately to the east of Steel's Lane). Brought up in...

Person, Literature

1 memorial
P. L. Travers

P. L. Travers

Author. Born Helen Lyndon Goff in Maryborough, Queensland. She emigrated to England at the age of 25 and adopted the name Pamela Lyndon Travers whilst writing the Mary Poppins novels for which she ...

Person, Children, Literature, Australia

1 memorial
Voltaire

Voltaire

Born in Pairs as Francois Marie Arouet. Adopted the name Voltaire aged 24. The traditional story is that the intolerance of Catholic France forced this free-thinker to escape to the land of liberty...

Person, Literature, Race Issues, Seriously Famous, France

1 memorial
Mervyn Peake

Mervyn Peake

Artist and writer. Born Mervyn Laurence Peake at Kuling in the province of Kiang-Hsi, China. His missionary parents returned to England in 1922.  He attended Eltham College and then completed his e...

Person, Art, Literature, Channel Islands, China/Hong Kong

1 memorial
De Profundis

De Profundis

Letter written by Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred Douglas whilst he was imprisoned in Reading Gaol. The title means 'from the depths' and recounts the relationship that the pair shared. It  criticises D...

Fiction, Literature

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