Charles Dickens's Our Mutual Friend

Clarendon Edition





Fanny Cleaver

AKA: Jenny Wren

Lizzie Hexam takes lodgings with Fanny Cleaver, the crippled dolls maker after her father's death. Sharp and mature Jenny Wren works to provide for her alcoholic father. Cleaver is also a visionary.

'The person of the House and the Bad Child' - Jenny and Mr. Dolls

Cheap Edition Front piece showing Jenny Wren and her father.




This project gratefully acknowledges the support of the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy.