Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1861
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the most renowned authors in British literature. Born in 1812, his works have become iconic throughout the world and remain some of the most read books today. His satirical writing style, coupled with his ability to capture a range of emotions within his novels, has seen him lauded as one of Britain’s greatest authors.
His works include such classics as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, A Tale Of Two Cities and David Copperfield. Though often humorous in nature, these tales also cover a variety of social issues and injustices during Victorian England. He was a keen observer of the human condition and often wrote about topics such as poverty, crime and family dynamics. Throughout his career, he penned 15 novels as well as numerous short stories and plays which still captivate an audience today. Find out more about Charles Dickens.