Cultural Capital 7 February 2012 Charles Dickens: snapshots of a life Caricatures, interiors and comb-overs. Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up All photos courtesy of Getty ImagesDickens at 200: a life in letters › Gilbey on Film: We need to talk about Kermit Alice Gribbin is a Teaching-Writing Fellow at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. She was formerly the editorial assistant at the New Statesman. Subscribe To stay on top of global affairs and enjoy even more international coverage subscribe for just £1 per month!