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Dickens Update #13 (Issue 10)

Chapter XXXIII, Mrs. Merdle’s Complaint, begins Issue 10, but it does not, in fact, begin with Mrs. Merdle. Mrs. Gowan, has decided not to oppose her son Henry’s marriage to Pet meagle; her reasons for this were as follows: 1. her son never asked for her consent (ha!); 2. Henry would no longer need her […]

Dickens’ Update #12 (Issue 9)

This update corresponds to Issue 9 of the original serial publications in 1857. In Chapter XXX, Affery Flintwinch,  Mr. Flintwinch and the stranger Affery met when she locked herself out all meet in front of the Clennam establishment. Mr. Flintwinch threatens to choke Affery but “the stranger, however, picking up her cap with an air […]