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Charles Dickens was the well-loved and prolific British author of numerous works that are now considered classics.
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Learn about Charles Dickens' youth and this great novelist of the Victorian Era's family struggles with debt prison.
Novelist Charles Dickens set out on public speaking tours of his most beloved work to both the United States and Great Britain in need of money but cost him his health.
Charles Dickens wrote stories for the masses but few could afford leather bound novels, so people read his serialized writings in monthly segments.
The full biography of Charles Dickens, the most popular novelist of the Victorian Era.
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