Great Expectations, in byte-sized chunks – Telegraph

Miss Havisham

"Make ’em cry, make ’em laugh, make ’em wait,” Wilkie Collins said of serialisation. But it was Collins’s friend Charles Dickens who first kindled the fire of the serialised novel by publishing all 15 of his own in instalments. Dickens turned Victorian England into a vast waiting-room of readers, all crying and laughing in unison over the latest in the life of Little Dorrit or the death of Little Nell.

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