Sketches of Young Couples by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1839
Sketches of Young Couples Synopsis
Sketches of Young Couples is a series of short sketches by Charles Dickens, first published in 1840. Sketches of Young Couples is a collection of humorous and insightful sketches that glimpse the Victorian era. The sketches are full of wit and satire and offer a unique perspective on the different types of young couples.
The series includes "The Young Couple," "The Formal Couple," "The Loving Couple," "The Contradictory Couple," "The Couple Who Dote Upon Their Children," "The Cool Couple," "The Plausible Couple," "The Nice Little Couple," "The Egotistical Couple," "The Couple Who Coddle Themselves," and "The Old Couple."
Excerpt from the Sketches of Young Couple Online Book (From "The Young Couple")
There is to be a wedding this morning at the corner house in the terrace. The pastry-cook’s people have been there half-a-dozen times already; all day yesterday there was a great stir and bustle, and they were up this morning as soon as it was light. Miss Emma Fielding is going to be married to young Mr. Harvey.
About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is renowned for his compelling literature and captivating storytelling. His works have been studied in classrooms, analyzed by literary critics, and translated into multiple languages. Dickens is widely considered one of the most influential authors of all time. Born in Portsmouth, England in 1812, Charles Dickens was the second of eight children born to John and Elizabeth Dickens. He had a difficult childhood due to his family’s financial struggles and was forced to begin working at twelve. Despite these obstacles, he became one of the most prolific authors in history, with fifteen novels published, including Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, and many short stories and non-fiction pieces. Find out more about Charles Dickens at sevenov.com.