Dickens frequently used genuine London sites as a backdrop for scenes in his books. Many of these still exist in quiet corners of the city and can easily be visited.
If you have a favourite novel, you might like discover some of these places by following the links by title on the left of the table below. On the right of the table are locations that figured strongly in Dickens' personal life. These, in their turn, are inter-linked with references back to the novels, where appropriate.