In June of 1837 something happed that only occurred once in Dickens’ career. He missed a deadline. He was writing two serialized novels at once, but there was no Pickwick that month. There was no Oliver Twist. Instead there was a funeral.
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.
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