The Invisible Woman
The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens


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The Invisible Woman
The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens

by Claire Tomalin (Author)



ISBN: 9780241963258


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Suitable for lovers of Charles Dickens, and for readers of biography everywhere, this title tells the story of the life of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens. It also provides a portrait of the great Victorian novelist.

Starting out with scarcely the bare bones of a story, Tomalin convinces by the end that she has got as near to the truth as anyone will' Anthony Howard, Sunday Times 'A biography of high scholarship and compelling detective work' Melvyn Bragg, Independent Claire Tomalin is the award-winning author of eight highly acclaimed biographies, including: The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft; Shelley and His World; Katherine Mansfield: A Secret Life; The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens; Mrs Jordan's Profession; Jane Austen: A Life; Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self; Thomas Hardy: The Time-Torn Man and, most recently, Charles Dickens: A Life. A former literary editor of the New Statesman and the Sunday Times, she is married to the playwright and novelist Michael Frayn.


ISBN 241963257
ISBN13 9780241963258
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Format Paperback
Publication date 21/06/2012
Pages 352
Weight (grammes) 280
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 198
Width (mm) 129