„… every word she writes is a lie, including ‘and’ and ‘the.’“

How guest Hans Christian Andersen destroyed his friendship with Dickens

It was not, to say the least, a successful visit. The burgeoning friendship between a pair of literary stars, Charles Dickens and Hans Christian Andersen, had looked set to last. But it could not survive an overlong stay by the Danish author at the British novelist’s family home in Kent.