The Lamplighter by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1838
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is arguably one of the greatest novelists of all time. Known for his vivid depictions of life in 19th century England, Dickens wrote timeless classics such as Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, and A Christmas Carol. Born in 1812 to a middle-class family in Portsmouth, England, Charles was sent to work at a young age after his father experienced financial difficulties. Despite this difficult start in life, he eventually gained recognition for his literary works and became a celebrated writer during the Victorian era.
He often wrote stories that revolved around social injustice and featured characters who were struggling with poverty and other hardships. His books have endured throughout the years due to their ability to capture the hearts of readers with their vivid depictions of everyday life during the Industrial Revolution. Find out more about Charles Dickens.