Hello, Pip! A journey in the world of Charles Dickens

200 years ago Charles Dickens was born – to create a lovely, yet often creepy (for my 7-year old self Oliver Twist’s adventures were gruesome and unfathomably   sad, but seriously and utterly addictive in a strange way) world for children and adults.

A few years ago, a theme park was created in Kent county, in order to literally bring to life his books and characters. A fantstic fairy-tale ride in Dickens World!

Many of the landmarks from Dickens’s life and work (like the leaning houses with crooked chimneys, Warren’s Blacking factory and the Marshalsea prison, seen here) were scaled down and crowded together in the warehouse housing the park.

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Photo Credit: Immo Klink for The New York Times



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