Charles Dickens Info

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Gad's Hill Place

One day in 1821, when Dickens was 9, he and his father took a walk through Kent. On Gravesend Road they passed a house called Gad's Hill Place. Young Charles was very impressed. Thirty-five years later Dickens bought the house that so impressed him as a child.

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Dickens Character Match Quiz

Which character goes with which novel? This is a matching quiz for the true Dickens expert!

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Timeline of Events in the Life of Charles Dickens

View a timeline of noteworthy events in the life of Charles Dickens.

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List of Works by Charles Dickens

What exactly did Dickens write? See a list of novels and short stories by Dickens.

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Random Charles Dickens Quote

What quote will you get? Check out the Charles Dickens random quote generator. It pulls quotes from one of the largest collections of Dickens quotes anywhere.

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This work of historical fiction begins with the Staplehurst railway accident. Dickens had a brush with death on that day. Dan Simmons paints a horrific picture of the accident. Then he adds a little something to the mix. That something is named Drood.

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Welcome to Charles Dickens Info.  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.