The Dickens Boy Book by Tom Keneally

Author of Schindler's Ark, Tom Keneally takes historical people and events and then twists them into stories of humour and compassion. The Dickens Boy is a tale of Edward Bulwer Lytton Dickens, the tenth child of Charles Dickens. Edward arrives in Melbourne in late 1868 having never read a word of his fathers writing and starts his escapade on becoming a man. 


  • Title: The Dickens Boy 
  • Author: Tom Keneally
  • Publisher: Penguin 
  • Genre: Historical Fiction
  • Fiction 
  • No. of pages: 400
  • Paperback 
  • Dimensions (approx. cm): 15.3 x 23.4 x 3.1