The Letters of Charles Dickens. Vol. 2, 1857-1870
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The Letters of Charles Dickens. Vol. 2. 1857-1870
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is one of the most iconic English authors of all time. His works have been beloved by generations, and his influence can still be seen in modern literature. Born on February 7th 1812 in Portsmouth, England, Dickens was the second of eight children born to John and Elizabeth Dickens. From a young age, he was exposed to poverty and inequality due to his father's financial difficulties.
Dickens' works are known for their strong characterization; his characters come alive to the reader as if they were real people and his stories often explore themes of poverty and social injustice. Some of his more well-known novels include Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield, and A Christmas Carol. His books remain popular today with readers old and young alike. Find out more about Charles Dickens.