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The Pickwick Papers

The Pickwick Papers

In June of 1837 something happened that only occurred once in Dickens’s 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.

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Elizabeth Dickens, the mother of Charles Dickens

The Childhood of Charles Dickens

Life was not easy for young Charles Dickens. Learn about his childhood, his dreams of being a gentleman as well as tales of Captain Murderer!

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Timeline of the Life of Charles Dickens

Timeline of Events in the Life of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and died in 1870. View a timeline of noteworthy events in his life.

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Charles Dickens Quiz – Opening Lines to the Novels of Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens Quiz - Opening Lines to the Novels of Charles Dickens

We added a game for the Dickens aficionado! Here you’ll find the first lines of ten of Dickens’s works. You’re given three choices for each of the starting lines. It’s fun, but it’s challenging!

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Dickens Quotes by Topic

Dickens Quotes by Topic

We've taken quotes by Charles Dickens and sorted them by topic. There are love quotes, money quotes, spooky quotes and more.

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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 one of 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.