Pictures from Italy by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1846
Pictures from Italy
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the most popular and prolific authors in history. He wrote over 15 novels, as well as numerous short stories, plays and non-fiction works. Born in Portsmouth, England in 1812, Charles Dickens worked at a blacking factory when his father was sent to prison.
His first novel The Pickwick Papers was published in 1836 and followed by classics such as Oliver Twist (1837), A Christmas Carol (1843) and David Copperfield (1850). Throughout his career he produced some of the most powerful critiques of Victorian society. His books are known for their vivid characters and exploration of poverty, class divisions and social injustice. His enduring legacy continues to inspire readers around the world today with many adaptations still being made for film, television and stage productions. Find out more about Charles Dickens.