Lucinda Hawksley is an author, broadcaster and public speaker. She has written more than twenty books, including critically acclaimed biographies, art history, social history, the history of London and travel writing. This is her third book about her great great great grandfather, Charles Dickens. Lucinda has appeared on television and radio programmes around the globe. She is a Patron of the Charles Dickens Museum in London.
Now we couldn't celebrate Christmas without Charles Dickens, could
we? Lucinda Hawksley, a direct descendant of Charles and Catherine
Dickens, thankfully thinks not and has penned this timely
exploration of the 19th-century phenomenon that became the
Christmas we know and love today -and her 3x great-grandfather's
influence on how it is celebrated across the globe.
-- "Family Tree"