Robert Louis Stevenson, Bradford Booth (ed.), The Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson (New Haven and London, 1994), 4, p. 91, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=29565, accessed: 18 June 2013
RLS seems to be reading a play based on Great Expectations, but he must also have read the book at some time in the past because he sees how much of the essential Dickens has been lost in the change from one genre to the other.
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