Andrew Sanders is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Durham. His Short Oxford History of English Literature (now in its third edition) was first published in 1994. He is the author of several books on Charles Dickens and of studies of Anthony Trollope and Victorian historical fiction. He has also edited novels by Dickens, George Eliot, Elizabeth Gaskell, William Thackeray and Thomas Hughes for various paperback editions. His most recent books include Charles Dickens's London (2010), In the Olden Time: Victorians and the British Past (2013) and English Cathedrals (2015).