My daily reading progress in pages read.  As I begin each book (whether it is by Dickens or about him) I’ll list the editions I’m reading on My Dickens Reading Table.

10/18   244 pp: Bleak 244 (636-880)

10/17   273 pp: Bleak 273 (363-635)

10/16   81 pp: Bleak 81 (282-362)

10/15   10 pp: Bleak 10 (272-281)

10/14   72 pp: Bleak 72 (200-271)

10/13   16 pp: Bleak 16 (184-199)

10/12   26 pp: Bleak 26 (157-183)

10/11   35 pp: Bleak 35 (122-156)

10/10   23pp: Bleak 23 (99-121)

10/9   nil

10/8   nil

10/7   nil

10/6     7 pp: Bleak 7 (92-98)

10/5   71 pp: Bleak 71 (21-91)

10/4   21 pp: Bleak 21 (1-20)

10/3   nil

10/2   nil

10/1   nil

 

September 0 pp  0/day  0/reading days

 

August 410 pp 13/day  37/reading days

8/18 -8/31 nil

8/17   78 pp: Chuzzle 78 (326-400, 814-816)

8/16   34 pp: Chuzzle 34 (294-325, 812-813)

8/15   13 pp: Chuzzle 13 (281-293)

8/14  nil

8/13  nil

8/12  nil

8/11  nil

8/10  38 pp: Chuzzle 38 (247-280, 808-811)

8/9    2 pp: Chuzzle (245-246)

8/8  100 pp: Chuzzle (147-244, 805-807)

8/7   33 pp: Chuzzle 33 (116-146, 803-804)

8/6   55 pp: Chuzzle Oxford 31 (85-115)

Chuzzle Penguin 24 (71-91, 800-802)

8/5    7 pp: Chuzzle 7 (64-70)

8/4   nil

8/3   nil

8/2   29 pp: Chuzzle 29 (36-63, 799)

8/1   21 pp: Chuzzlewit 21 (17-35, 797-798)

 

July 444 pp  14/day   23/reading day

7/31    30 pp: Chuzzlewit 9 (xxxi-xxxiv, 13-16, 796)

Crit Heritage 21 (121-141)

7/30    49 pp: American 49 (206-254)

American Notes finished

7/29   40 pp: American 40 (166-205)

7/28    6 pp: Kelly 6 (260-265)

7/27   nil

7/26   nil

7/25   10 pp: American 10 (156-165)

7/24   nil

7/23   nil

7/22   nil

7/21   11 pp: American 11 (145-155)

7/20   27 pp: American 27 (118-144)

7/19     6 pp: American 6 (112-117)

7/18   19 pp: Davis TTC 19 (346-364)

7/17   26 pp: American 26 (71-96)

7/16   21 pp: Bradbury 21 (150-170)

7/15   nil

7/14   nil

7/13     9 pp: American 9 (62-70)

7/12   12 pp: American 12 (50-61)

7/11   25 pp: American 25 (25-49)

7/10   30 pp: American 30 (10-24, 97-111)

7/9      6 pp: American 6 (4-9)

7/8     12 pp: American Notes 3 (1-3)

LettersVol3 9 (127-135)

7/7   nil

7/6   nil

7/5   nil

7/4   nil

7/3     55 pp: LettersVol3 43 (84-126)

Harris 6 (172-177)

Senelick 3 (12-14)

Moss 3 (10-12)

7/2    50 pp: Letters Vol3 50 (34-83)

7/1   nil

 

June 1348 pp  45/day  52/reading day

6/30     33 pp: Letters Vol3  33 (1-33)

6/29    48 pp: Letters Vol3 Preface 9 (vii-xv)

Tomalin 39 (108-141, 435-439)

6/28    39 pp: Tomalin 39 (73-107, 431-434)

6/27     65 pp: Tomalin 65 (17-72, 422-430)

6/26      9 pp: Tomalin 9 (9-16, 421)

6/25   107 pp: Tomalin 18 (xxxix-xlvii, 3-8, 418-420)

Poe reviews 41 (204-244)

Bowen Rudge Intro and Notes 40

(xii-xxxiii, xl-xliii, 689, 697-702,

710-711  738-743)

Master Humphrey 8 (111-118)

6/24   62 pp: Barnaby 62 (573-634)

Barnaby finished

6/23    67 pp: Barnaby 67 (506-572)

6/22   100 pp: Barnaby 42 (464-505)

Bowen Notes 25 (713-737)

Mitchell Notes 22 (485-507)

Trotter 11 (xi-xiv, xxvii-xxviii)

6/21   63 pp: Trotter Intro 4 (vii-x)

Sadrin 41 (3-43)

Stone in Centennial 18

(110-124,129-131)

6/20   39 pp: Barnaby 39 (425-463)

6/19    nil

6/18  100 pp: Barnaby 100 (325-424)

6/17   38 pp: Barnaby 38 (287-324)

6/16   15 pp: Barnaby: 15 (272-286)

6/15   50 pp: Barnaby 50 (222-271)

6/14    5 pp: Barnaby 5 (217-221)

6/13  44 pp: Barnaby 44 (173-216)

6/12  65 pp: Barnaby 65 (108-172)

6/11  54 pp: Barnaby 54 (54-107)

6/10  57 pp: Barnaby 57 (xxiii-xxv, 1-53)

6/9    95 pp: Great 95 (367-461)

Great Expectations finished

6/8    20 pp: Great Oxford 20 (347-366)

6/7    nil

6/6    48 pp: Great 48 (378-425)

6/5    nil

6/4    63 pp: Great 63 (315-377)

6/3    31 pp: Great 31 (284-314)

6/2    31 pp: Great 31 (253-283)

6/1   nil

 

May 987 32/day  52/reading day

5/31   35 pp: Great 35 (218-252)

5/30   nil

5/29   nil

5/28   31 pp: Great 31 (187-217)

5/27   73 pp: Great 73 (114-186)

5/26   nil

5/25   31 pp: Great 31 (83-113)

5/24   23 pp: Great 23 (60-82)

5/23   nil

5/22   19 pp: Great BOMC 19 (41-59)

5/21   nil

5/20    4 pp: Great 4 (37-40)

5/19   17 pp: Great 17 (20-36)

5/18   nil

5/17   nil

5/16   nil

5/15   6 pp: Great 6 (14-19)

5/14   nil

5/13   20 pp: Great Expectations 20

(v-x, 1-13)

5/12   nil

5/11   nil

5/10   nil

5/9     72 pp: Copperfield 33 (850-882,

907-942, 971-974)

Copperfield finished

5/8     61 pp: Copperfield 61 (789-849)

5/7     50 pp: Copperfield 50 (740-788, 970)

5/6     21 pp: Copperfield 21 (719-739)

5/5   108 pp: Copperfield 108 (613-718,

968-969)

5/4    45  pp: Copperfield 45 (569-612, 967)

5/3   131 pp: Copperfield 131 (442-568,

962-966)

5/2   66 pp: Tale Two Cities 66 (330-390,

484-488)

Tale Two Cities Finished

5/1   174 pp: Tale Two Cities 174 (179-330,

462-483)

 

April 805  27/day  47/reading days

4/30   60 pp: Tale Two Cities 60 (118-178)

4/29   61 pp: Tale Two Cities 61 (71-117,

448-461)

4/28   66 pp: Tale Two Cities 66 (5-70)

4/27   71 pp: Copperfield 71(327-441,

960-961)

4/26   nil

4/25   47 pp: Copperfield 47 (327-371,

958-959)

4/24   20 pp: Copperfield 20 (307-326)

4/23   75 pp: Copperfield 75 (235-306,

955-957)

4/22   95 pp: Copperfield 95 (145-234,

950-954)

4/21   nil

4/20   nil

4/19   7 pp: Copperfield 7 (139-144, 949)

4/18   nil

4/17  40 pp: Copperfield 40 (100-138, 948)

4/16   nil

4/15  27 pp: Copperfield 27 (73-99)

4/14  29 pp: Copperfield (Penguin) 29

(49-72, 943-947))

4/13  37 pp: David Copperfield (Oxford) 37

(1-36)

4/12  55 pp: Disappearance Drood 55

(122-176)

4/11  22 pp: Disappearance Drood 22

(100-121)

4/10 59 pp: Disappearance Drood 59 (41-99)

4/9   nil

4/8   34 pp: Disappearance Drood 34 (7-40)

 

Took a month long break to read several novels that I was teaching, a collection of David Goodis novels for a review I wrote for the Philadelphia Inquirer, a few Shakespeare plays and a couple other books.  All in all, I needed a little reading break from Dickens.

 

March  109 pp  3.5/day  18/reading days

3/6  12 pp: Rudge Penguin 12

(79-85 , 718-723)

3/5  20 pp: Rudge Oxford 15 (39-53)

John Jasper 5 (Prospectus, 1-3)

3/4  10 pp: Rudge Oxford 10 (30-39)

3/3  15 pp: Rudge Oxford 15 (15-29)

3/2  20 pp: Barnaby Rudge Oxford 14 (1-14)

Humphrey 6 (105-110)

3/1  32 pp: Last Dickens: 32 (352-383)

Last Dickens finished

 

February  1746 pp  60/day

2/29    52 pp: Last Dickens 52 (300-351)

2/28    99 pp: Last Dickens 99 (201-299)

2/27    49 pp: Last Dickens 49 (172-220)

2/26    37 pp: Last Dickens 37 (135-171)

2/25  132 pp: Last Dickens 132 (3-134)

2/24    99 pp: Drood (174-216, 232-235,

xiii-xxxiii, 238-242, 249-255)

Drood finished

Drood Comp 20 (174-183, 1-9)

2/23    43 pp: Drood 21 (153-173)

Drood Comp 22 (129-150)

2/22   14 pp: Drood 12 (141-152)

Drood Comp 2 (127-128)

2/21    75 pp: Drood 53 (88-140)

Drood Comp 22 (105-126)

2/20    80 pp: Drood 33 (55-87)

Drood Comp 47 (58-104)

2/19    27 pp: Drood 27 (28-54)

2/18    49 pp: Drood 22 (6-27)

Drood Comp 27 (31-57)

2/17    24 pp: Drood 6 (1-5)

Drood Comp 12 (19-30)

Curiosity 6 (v-x)

2/16  109 pp: Curiosity 88 (468-555)

Curiosity Penguin intro 21 (xi-xxviii, 5, 7-8)

Old Curiosity Shop finished

2/15  68 pp: Curiosity 68 (400-467)

2/14  12 pp: Curiosity 12 (388-399)

2/13  41 pp: Curosity 41 (348-388)

2/12  15 pp: Curiosity 15 (334-348)

2/11  81 pp: Curiosity 81 (253-333)

2/10  68 pp: Curiosity 68 (185-252)

2/9   64 pp: Curiosity 64 (122-185)

2/8   15 pp: Curiosity 15 (107-121)

2/7   80 pp: Curiosity (38-106)

Humphrey 12 (93-104)

2/6   3 pp: Humphrey 3 (90-92)

2/5   37 pp: Curiosity 23 (15-37)

Humphrey 14 (76-89)

2/4   72 pp: Curiosity 15 (1-14)

Humphrey 57 (19-75)

2/3   60 pp: Humphrey’s Clock 18 (v-vii, 4-18)

Becoming Dickens 42 (295-336)

2/2   184 pp: Becoming Dickens 55 (239-294)

Lamplighter 19 (602-620)

Lamplighter Farce 24 (359-382)

Strange Gentleman, Village Coquettes, Is She His Wife 86 (15-100)

2/1   57 pp: Plays: Strange Gentleman 24 (xi-xiii, xx-xxvi, 1-14)

Becoming Dickens 33 (207-239)

 

January 1460 pp 47/day (58/reading days)

1/31   72 pp: Becoming Dickens 72 (135-206)

1/30   nil

1/29   nil

1/28   nil

1/27    17 pp: Becoming Dickens 17 (118-134)

1/26    27 pp:Becoming Dickens 27 (91-117)

1/25    34 pp: Becoming Dickens 34 (57-90)

1/24    76 pp: Becoming Dickens 32 (25-56),

Sketches Young Couples 44 (560-603)

1/23     9 pp: Sketches Young Couples (551-559)

1/22   27 pp: Nickleby 10 (v-xiv),

Nickleby Penguin intro 17 (xiii-xxiv)

1/21   189 pp: Nickleby 189 (643-831)

Nickleby finished

1/20   115 pp: Nickleby 115 (528-642)

1/19   78 pp: Nickleby 54 (474-527),

Becoming Dickens 24 (1-24)

1/18   83 pp: Nickleby 83 (391-473)

1/17  34 pp: Nickleby 34 (357-390)

1/16   82 pp: Nickleby 82 (275-356)

1/15   55 pp: Nickleby 18 (257-274),

What Jane 37 (33-69)

1/14   59 pp: Nickleby 59 (198-256)

1/13  100 pp: Nickleby 100 (98-197)

1/12  60 pp: Nickleby 60 (38-97)

1/11  61 pp: Mr Pickwick Fishing 19(65-83),

Nicholas Nickleby 42 (xv-xix, 1-37)

1/10  147 pp: Mr Pickwick Fishing 64 (1-64),

Oxford Sketches (Oxford): Mudfog 18 (607-624), Bolton 5 (681-685), Gentlemen 52 (497-548),

Sketches (Slater): Mudfog, Familiar Epistle 8 (547-554)

1/9   16 pp: Sketches (Slater): Mudfog 16 (531-546)

1/8   nil

1/7   nil

1/6   23 pp: Sketches (Slater): Literary Lions, Mudfog 23 (508-530)

1/5   33 pp: Sketches (Slater): Sunday Under Three Heads, Pantomime of Life 33 (475-507)

1/4  136 pp: Sketches (Penguin) 136 (463-566, 630-635, ix-xxxiv)

Sketches finished

1/3  nil

1/2  22 pp: Sketches (Penguin) 22 (443-462 628-629)

1/1  5 pp: Sketches (Penguin) 5 (438-442)

 

December 1088 pp total, avg 35/day (57/reading days)

12/31   17 pp: Sketches (Penguin) 17 (422-437, 627)

12/30   5 pp: Sketches (Penguin) 5 (417-421)

12/29   46 pp: Sketches (Penguin) 46 (373-416, 625-626)

12/28   42 pp: Sketches (Penguin) 42 (334-372, 622-624)

12/27   68 pp: Sketches (Penguin) 68 (272-333, 616-621)

12/26   20 pp: Christmas Carol 8 (23-30),

Sketches (Penguin) 12 (261-271, 615)

12/25   nil

12/24   21 pp: Haunted Man 21 (378-398)

12/23   94 pp: Battle of Life 33 (280-312),

Haunted Man 61 (317-377)

12/22   212 pp: Man Who Invented Christmas 176 (66-241),

Battle of Life 20 (260-279),

Christmas Carol 16 (7-22)

12/21   87 pp: Battle of Life 21 (239-259),

Man Who Invented Christmas 66 (1-65)

12/20   37 pp: Cricket on Hearth 37 (208-234)

12/19   nil

12/18   49 pp: Cricket on Hearth 49 (159-207)

12/17   64 pp: Chimes 64 (91-154)

12/16   nil

12/15   11 pp: Chimes 11 (81-91)

12/14   nil

12/13   nil

12/12   nil

12/11   nil

12/10   nil

12/9     nil

12/8     32 pp: Twist 32 (intro xiii-xliv)

12/7     138 pp: Twist 138 (339-455, 456-464, 518-529)

Twist finished

12/6     39 pp: Twist 39 (317-338, 517)

12/5     nil

12/4     39 pp: Twist 39 (279-316, 515-516)

12/3     67 pp: Twist 67 (216-278, 511-514)

12/2     nil

12/1     nil

 

November 435 pp total, avg 14/day (33/reading days)

11/30  nil

11/29  nil

11/28  nil

11/27  23 pp: Giddings essay 23 (31-53)

11/26  nil

11/25  34 pp: Twist 34 (183-215, 510)

11/24  nil

11/23  44 pp: Twist 44 (145-183, 505-509)

11/22  12 pp: Twist 12 (134-144, 504)

11/21  nil

11/20  40 pp: Twist 40 (108-133, 501-503)

11/19  38 pp: Twist 38 (73-107, 498-500)

11/18  43 pp: Sketches (Penguin) 43 (251-261 notes 583-614)

11/17  nil

11/16  nil

11/15  nil

11/14  nil

11/13  49 pp: Sketches (Slater) 49 (162-210)

11/12 69 pp: Sketches (Oxford) 19 (119-137),

Sketches (Slater) 50 (ix-xxviii, xxxix-xlii, 4pp notes, 138-161)

11/11  nil

11/10  nil

11/9   25 pp: Twist 6 (67-72),

What Jane 19 (13-31)

11/8    nil

11/7    10 pp: Twist 10 (57-66)

11/6    nil

11/5    21 pp: Twist 21 (36-56)

11/ 4   19 pp: Twist 19 (17-35)

11/3    nil

11/2    nil

11/1    nil

 

October 435 pp total, avg 14/day (27/reading days)

10/31  nil

10/30  11 pp: Twist 11 (6-16)

10/29  nil

10/28    7 pp: Twist 7 (l-liii, 3-5)

10/27  nil

10/26  nil

10/25  nil

10/24  nil

10/23  nil

10/22  22 pp: Sketches 22 (97-118)

10/21  42 pp: Sketches 42 (55-96)

10/20  15 pp: Sketches 15 (40-54)

10/19  nil

10/18  nil

10/17  nil

10/16  15 pp: Sketches 15 (25-39)

10/15  nil

10/14  12 pp: Sketches 12 (13-24)

10/13    6 pp: Sketches 6 (7-12)

10/12  nil

10/11  nil

10/10 13 pp: Sketches intro 7, 6 (1-6)

10/9  nil

10/8  84 pp: Pickwick 84 (718-801) Pickwick finished

10/7  36 pp: Pickwick 36 (681-717)

10/6  13 pp: Tomalin 13 (51-63)

10/5  15 pp: Pickwick 15 (666-680)

10/4  66 pp: Pickwick 66 (600-665)

10/3   nil

10/2  56 pp: Pickwick 56 (545-600)

10/1  22 pp: Pickwick 15 (530-544)

Tomalin 7 (44-50)

Sept: 615 pp total, avg 38/day (47/reading days)

9/30    12 pp: Tomalin 12 (32-43)
9/29    84 pp: Pickwick 84 (456-529)
9/28    22 pp: Pickwick 22 (433-454)
9/27    55 pp: Pickwick 14 (433-446) Tomalin prologue 12, 29 (3-31) Charles Dickens by Claire Tomalin. Advance Uncorrected Proofs. Penguin Press (2011). xlix, 495 pp.
9/26   57 pp: Pickwick 57 (376-432)
9/25     2 pp: Pickwick 2 (374-375)
9/24   77 pp: Pickwick 77(297-373)
9/23   34 pp: Pickwick 34 (263-296)
9/22   70 pp: Pickwick 70 (193-262)
9/21   43 pp: Pickwick 43 (150-192)
9/20   nil
9/19   nil
9/18   nil
9/17   83 pp: Pickwick 83 (67-149)
9/16   10 pp: Pickwick 10 (57-66)
9/15   66 total pages read: The Pickwick Papers intro 5, preface 5, 56 (1-56) The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. Oxford Illustrated Dickens (1989). Introduction by Bernard Darwin (1947). xxiii, 801 pp