Scenes and Characters from the Works of Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: -
Scenes and Characters from the Works of Charles Dickens Synopsis
Scenes and Characters from the Works of Charles Dickens is a collection of 866 illustrations by various artists, including Fred Barnard, Hablot K. Browne (Phiz), J. Mahoney, Charles Green, A. B. Frost, Gordon Thomson, and J. H. French. The illustrations were initially published in Dickens's novels and short stories, and they have been reprinted in this volume for the enjoyment of Dickens fans of all ages.
The illustrations capture the rich characters and vibrant settings of Dickens's world. From the bustling streets of London to the quiet countryside, the images bring Dickens's stories to life. The characters are brought to life in all their quirky glory, from the lovable Oliver Twist to the villainous Fagin.
About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the most celebrated authors in English literature, producing some of the world’s best-loved stories, including Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations. Born in Portsmouth, England 1812, Charles Dickens was the second of eight children born to John and Elizabeth Dickens. His family experienced financial difficulties after his father was imprisoned for debt, and at age 12, he began working to help support them.
Despite his humble beginnings, Dickens rose to fame through his writing, where he explored social injustices such as poverty and child exploitation. He wrote 15 novels during his lifetime and many short stories that have inspired films, plays, and musical adaptions over recent years. His work has become a timeless classic with themes still relevant today due to their universal appeal. Find out more about Charles Dickens at sevenov.com.