David Copperfield contains many autobiographical elements from the life of Dickens. Note that even the name of the main character, David Copperfield, has the inverted initials of its author, Charles Dickens.
Charles John Huffman Dickens was born in Portsmouth in the year 1812. He wrote classic novels like Great Expectations, David Copperfield, A Christmas Carol and more. This site features articles about the life and work of Charles Dickens. It’s also home to the largest collection of Dickens quotations on the web as well as the Daily Dose of Dickens, a daily quote from the work of Dickens.