How could they?

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How do you reconcile Charles Dickens, one of the greatest writers ever, with the fact that he was a virulent anti-Semite? I struggle with this concept every day, because near my computer there are two books by Charles Dickens: David Copperfield and Bleak House. Therefore, this conflict of profound respect for him as a writer, and utter disappointment with him as a human being, are at the forefront of both my vision and my brain.

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