Somebody's Luggage by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1862
Somebody's Luggage Synopsis
"Somebody's Luggage" is a short story by English author Charles Dickens. It was published in 1862.
The story starts with the narration of the protagonist, a waiter. The waiter explains that he comes from a family of Waiters. He goes on to explain what being a waiter meant. The waiter came across upon some luggage that has been left behind in the hotel where he works. The waiter questioned his fellow coworker about the identity of its owner and found out that, apparently, the luggage had been under the bed of room 24B for over six years.
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The writer of these humble lines being a Waiter, and having come of a family of Waiters, and owning at the present time five brothers who are all Waiters, and likewise an only sister who is a Waitress, would wish to offer a few words respecting his calling; first having the pleasure of hereby in a friendly manner offering the Dedication of the same unto Joseph, much respected Head Waiter at the Slamjam Coffee-house, London, E.C., than which a individual more eminently deserving of the name of man, or a more amenable honour to his own head and heart, whether considered in the light of a Waiter or regarded as a human being, do not exist.
About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the most well-known and celebrated authors in English literature. He wrote numerous novels, many of which have been adapted into films, plays and popular television series. Charles Dickens was born on February 7th, 1812 in Portsmouth, England to John and Elizabeth Dickens. His vivid characters and storylines reflect his own upbringing and experience as a young man struggling to make ends meet during a turbulent period of British history. Find out more about Charles Dickens at sevenov.com.