Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.
Date of Birth:
February 7, 1812
Date of Death:
June 18, 1870
Place of Birth:
Place of Death:
Gad's Hill, Kent, England
Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington
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Preface & Acknowledgements Biographical Table Abbreviations and Symbols THE LETTERS 1862-1864 Appendixes Index of Correspondents Index of Names and Places
A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens. It was first published
by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation resulting from ...
Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of
the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.
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Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812 - 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He
created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his ...
One of the best-loved and most quoted stories of the man who invented Christmas-English writer
Charles Dickens-A Christmas Carol debuted in 1843 and has touched millions of hearts since. Cruel miser Ebeneezer Scrooge has never met a shilling he doesn't ...
A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman
& Hall on 19 December 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named ...
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In the city of Coketown, young and stifled Louisa accepts the marriage proposal of a
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