Who is Charles DickensCharles John Huffam Dickens (; 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and, by the 20th century, critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are widely read today.Born in Portsmouth, Dickens left school at the age of 12 to work in a boot-blacking factory when his father was incarcerated in a debtors' prison. After three years he returned to school, before he began his literary career as a journalist. Dickens edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and non-ficti...
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- The age of chivalry is past. Bores have succeeded to dragons.
- It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.
- A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
- There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts.
- Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business, its activities, or its moralities are concerned. They are not units but fractions.
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