Going into Society by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1858
Going into Society
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the most renowned authors in English literature. He was born on February 7th, 1812 in Portsmouth, England and died on June 9th 1870 in Gad's Hill Place, Kent. His meteoric rise to fame began with his first book The Pickwick Papers which was published in 1836 when he was 24 years old.
He is best known for works such as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist and A Tale of Two Cities which are considered among some of the greatest novels ever written. He also wrote short stories and essays under various pseudonyms throughout his career. His writing style has been praised for its vivid descriptions and wit that helped bring life to characters like Scrooge, Miss Havisham and Fagin amongst others. Find out more about Charles Dickens.