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Death and Mr. Pickwick

by Stephen Jarvis

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A novel based on the life of the artist Robert Seymour—the caricaturist behind The Pickwick Papers, and the extraordinary events surrounding the birth of Charles Dickens' first novel—departs from the accepted origin of Pickwick put forward by Dickens and his publisher, Edward Chapman.