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Charles Dickens

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Charles Dickens's Biography

Charles John Huffam Dickens ( /ˈtʃɑrlz ˈdɪkɪnz/; 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and the creator of some of the world's most memorable fictional characters. During his lifetime Dickens's works enjoyed unprecedented popularity and fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was fully recognized by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to enjoy an enduring popularity among the general reading public.

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Rob Dickens the great-great-great grandson of Charles Dickens, and Rachel Dickens Green, the writer's great-great-great-great granddaughter lay wreaths on the grave of Charles Dickens, at Westminster Abbey in central London
Rob Dickens the great-great-great grandson of Charles Dickens, and Rachel Dickens Green, the writer's great-great-great-great granddaughter lay wreaths on the grave of Charles Dickens, at Westminster Abbey in central London
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      Blog Source: www.wetpaint.com | 2 days ago
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      Blog Source: www.blacklocks.ca | 2 days ago
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      Blog Source: prismaticprospects.wordpress.com | 2 days ago
    Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. Leave a comment. Book reviews are subjective. I tend to rate books not according to how “perfect” they are, seem to be, or are said to be in general but rather to how perfect they are to me.

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