My Pompous Things


Little Dorrit, BBC, 2008 Like many people staying home and trying to fill in time, I’ve been binge-watching a few of my favourite programs, mostly BBC period dramas such as Bleak House, Wives and Daughter‘ and Little Dorrit. My kids call them ‘my pompous things’. It got me thinking about why I like these stories and care about their characters. How did writers like Dickens...