AUTHOR | CHARLES DICKENS



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Charles Dickens | Writer



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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 as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the twentieth century critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories enjoy lasting popularity.
Born in Portsmouth, Dickens left school to work in a factory when his father was incarcerated in a debtors' prison. Despite his lack of formal education, he edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles, lectured and performed extensively, was an indefatigable letter writer, and campaigned vigorously for children's rights, education, and other social reforms.
Dickens's literary success began with the 1836 serial publication of The Pickwick Papers. Within a few years he had become an international lite


Born: 1812-02-07

Born in: Landport, Hampshire, England

Died: 1870-06-09







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If an enthusiastic, ardent, and ambitous man marry a...

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Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more ...

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Never say never

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Any capitalist . . . who had made sixty thousand pou...

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Some conjurers say that number three is the magic nu...

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Happiness is a gift and the trick is not to expect i...

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The whole difference between construction and creati...

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They looked at one another, and their hearts died wi...

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Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that n...

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An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little be...

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Never close your lips to those whom you have already...

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It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have...

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Poetry makes life what lights and music do the stage.

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What greater gift than the love of a cat.

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Whether I shall turn out to be the hero of my own li...

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It is the custom on the stage in all good, murderous...

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The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of m...

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The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting...

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They had an ugly look to one as prone to disgust and...

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It will be your duty...to estimate her (as you choos...

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