In the Same Place
Felix O. C. Darley
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Dickens's Pickwick Papers, Riverside Edition, the second half of the second volume, facing page 53.
The debtors' prison in which John Dickens was incarcerated when his son Charles was just twelve — The Marshalsea — gave the writer plenty of personal experience on which to draw for Pickwick's misadventures in the Fleet Rison in The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. [Commentary continued below.]
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