A Christmas Tree by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1850
A Christmas Tree
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens, the renowned English novelist and social critic, is known for his use of satire and humor in his works. He was born in 1812 in Portsmouth, England to a family of modest means. Throughout his career he wrote numerous novels, including The Pickwick Papers (1836-37), Oliver Twist (1838), A Christmas Carol (1843), David Copperfield (1850) and Great Expectations (1861). These works have been translated into many languages across the world and are widely studied literature classics.
The themes that Dickens explored in his writings included poverty, injustice, hypocrisy and oppression which allowed him to highlight the social issues of Victorian Britain. His observations on human psychology are considered ahead of their time as he delved into the motivations behind people’s actions. Find out more about Charles Dickens.