Dombey and Son by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1848
Dombey and Son
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the most beloved and renowned authors in literature. His works have captivated generations of readers, providing insight into both the time he wrote about as well as timeless themes such as human nature and justice.
Born in 1812, Dickens was a prolific writer whose works include classics such as Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, and Oliver Twist. He grew up in London during a period of intense industrialization, which had an immense influence on his writing. He was known for creating vivid characters that mirrored the social issues at the time and often highlighted those who were impoverished or disenfranchised by society. His novels were often semi-autobiographical, drawing from his own experiences with debt, poverty, and familial struggle to create vivid stories that are still read today. Find out more about Charles Dickens.