The Life & Work of Charles Dickens
The Work of Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens wrote fifteen novels. He also wrote short stories, essays, articles and novellas. You can learn more about his novels, his pen name (Boz) and get some pointers in case you think you may have a valuable copy of one of Dickens’s works in the work section of this site.
Featured Novel – Our Mutual Friend
A Christmas Carol
A Christmas Carol, arguably the most popular piece of fiction that Dickens ever wrote, was published in 1843. We’ve got a special page devoted to A Christmas Carol. Once there you can learn about the novel, ask Scrooge a question, test your knowledge of the novella and more.
The Life of Charles Dickens
See our list of articles on the life of Charles Dickens. Read a biography or view a timeline of his life. Learn about his first love and his marriage. Discover how Charles Dickens had a brush with death in a railway accident in 1865.
Quotes from the Work of Charles Dickens
In the Destroyer’s steps there spring up bright creations that defy his power, and his dark path becomes a way of light to Heaven. ~ The Old Curiosity Shop