Best known for his detailed characterizations and insightful social criticism, Charles Dickens is considered by many to be England's greatest writer. This stellar 10-disc collection includes: Bleak House (Gillian Anderson. 2006/7 hrs., 46 min.), Great Expectations (Charlotte Rampling, Ioan Gruffudd. 1999/168 min.), Oliver Twist (Timothy Spall. 2007/176 min.), the Old Curiosity Shop (Sir Derek Jacobi. 2007/120 min.) and Little Dorrit (Matthew Macfayden. 2008/7 hrs., 30 min.). 10 DVDs. Color/NR/widescreen.