The Wreck of the Golden Mary by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Published: 1856
The Wreck of the Golden Mary
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens was one of the most influential and popular English authors of the nineteenth century. Born in Portsmouth, England on February 7th, 1812, Dickens is best known for his prolific works such as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations and David Copperfield. Throughout his long career he wrote a total of fifteen novels, five collections of short stories and several nonfiction pieces. His writing style was unique because it blended elements of realism with satire to create compelling social commentary about Victorian society during the time period.
Dickens’ work focused heavily on themes such as poverty, injustice and class struggle - topics that were relevant to everyday life during this era. He also wrote about more lighthearted topics like family life and romance which made him an even more beloved author amongst readers from all walks of life. Find out more about Charles Dickens.