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Charles dickens wrote a tale of two cities, oliver twist, great expectations, and other popular novels of 19th-century englandcharles dickens grew up in poverty, and it shows in his writing: he is known for his orphans and urchins, rogues, shopkeepers, stuffed shirts, widows, and other colorful characters pulled from the sooty streets of london. As he recalled to john forster (from the life of charles dickens): the blacking-warehouse was the last house on the left-hand side of the way, at old hungerford stairs. Concise illustrated biography of charles dickens, the great victorian novelist. Personal background described as the greatest english novelist,charles dickens is studied more than any other author writing in english, except for shakespear.
Short bio of british author charles dickens (1812 - 1870) best selling victorian author, who wrote classics, such as david copperfield, oliver twist. Charles dickens's biography and life storycharles john huffam dickens was an english novelist, generally considered the greatest of the victorian period dickens enjoyed a wider popularity and fame than had any p. Illustration for charles dickens' a christmas carol, 19th “to hear the insect on the leaf pronouncing on the too much life among his hungry brothers in the. As claire tomalin demonstrates in her vivid and moving new biography, dickens’s own life was rich in the attributes we call “dickensian” — shameless melodrama, gargantuan appetites, reversals of fortune.
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