This classic book is Charles Dickens' 1877 travelogue, "Pictures from Italy and American Notes for General Circulation". An enjoyable and insightful chronicle of Dickens' time spent travelling from Avignon to Naples, this book would make for a worthy addition to any collection, and is highly recommended for lovers of travel writing. Contents include: "The Reader's Passport", "Going Through France", "Lyons, The Rhone, and The Goblin of Avignon", "Avignon to Genoa", "Genoa and Its Neighbourhood", "To Parma, Modena, and Bologna", "Through Bologna and Ferrara", "An Italian Dream", etc. Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812-1870) was an English author widely considered as the most important novelist of the Victorian era. Many classic books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.