Hard Times by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1854
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the world's most beloved authors. His works have entertained and inspired readers for centuries, translating into many languages and becoming iconic films and TV shows. Born in Portsmouth, England on February 7th, 1812, Charles John Huffam Dickens began writing at a young age and published his first book at 24.
Dickens is best known for his works such as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, Great Expectations and A Tale of Two Cities. Throughout his career he wrote 15 novels as well as numerous short stories, essays and non-fictional pieces. He was also a social commentator who exposed injustices of poverty through his writing during the Victorian era. His characters were often seen to be underdogs fighting against powerful forces in society; this proved to be very popular with audiences both then and now. Find out more about Charles Dickens.