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9 June 1870 Death of Charles Dickens, Creator of “Fagin the Jew” character #otdimjh

Charles Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was considered an anti-Semite by some because of his character Fagin in Oliver Twist.  Dickens defended himself against what he considered a false claim. In a later work, Our Mutual Friend, Dickens created the sympathetic Jewish … Continue reading

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