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Divided into its original instalments, edited according to the 1912 ed. by J. Cuming Walters with some text as marked by W. Robertson Nicoll.
Discussion of Drood began on the Gaslight discussion list on February 24, 1997. Please revisit this page as the original illustrations and comments from the discussion list are added. As the novel is serialised, you too will have an opportunity to make comments.
Click on this image to see the front cover for the serialization of the novel. (99k)
"Suggestions for a conclusion" by anonymous (1884)
F.G. Kitton's The novels of Charles Dickens (1897)
A. Lang's The puzzle of Dickens's last plot (1905) (Project Gutenberg text)
M. Williams' list of Drood characters (1907)
The Sir Luke Fildes, R.A. page
The George F. Gadd page, summarizing critical approaches (1905)
Fitz-Gerald's Dickens and the drama (1910)
Sir W. Robertson Nicoll's The problem of Edwin Drood "The illustrations on the wrapper" (1912)
J. Cuming Walter's tabulation of Drood guesses (1912)
This page was prepared with graphical assistance from Dennis
Hayward and Kirk Hayter.
Mount Royal College
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