On this day in the year 1867, English author Charles Dickens did something impressive: He recited much of his 1843 book A Christmas Carol from memory to the gathered and rapt …..
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“One of Dickens’ biggest influences was the growth of London as a Victorian city, and the extremes being created as it expanded. The poverty and enormous wealth — it felt like a city in fast-forward, and that’s what Mumbai felt like when I was working there.”Still more from Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle.