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BOOK DAY

This year we are going to celebrate it remembering CHARLES DICKENS, one of the most important English writers in the world.

When did he live? Write? Charles Dickens lived in the  1800’s born in 1812. He  started his career of writing  with littl...

Where did he live? Charles Dickens at birth lived at Landport for only a  short period of time, from there he moved to  B...

How do people still know       about him? People still know about Charles Dickens because  many people still read his boo...

List of Works by Charles Dickens

  • Oliver Twist

  • A Christmas Carol

  • The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby

  • The Old Curiosity Shop

  • Barnaby Rudge

  • David Copperfield

  • The Life and Adventures of Martin Chuzzlewit

  • A Tale of Two Cities

  • Great Expectations

  • Dealings with the Firm of Dombey and Son.

  • Bleak House

  • Hard Times

  • Little Dorrit

  • Our Mutual Friend

Apart from the novels, there are several short stories written by Charles Dickens.

  • The Haunted House

  • A House to let

  • The Long Voyage

  • A Message from the Sea

  • Mugby Junction

  • The Signal-Man

9 Famous Quotes by Charles Dickens

  1. Dignity, and even holiness too, sometimes, are more questions of coat and waistcoat than some people imagine. (Oliver Twist)

  2. There are books of which the backs and covers are by far the best parts. (Oliver Twist)

  3. Grief never mended no broken bones (Sketches by Boz)

  4. It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known. ( A Tale of Two Cities)

  5. We lawyers are always curious, always inquisitive, always picking up odds and ends for our patchwork minds, since there is no knowing when and where they may fit into some corner. (Little Dorrit)

  6. Consider nothing impossible, then treat possiblities as probabilities. (David Copperfield)

  7. The things that never happen, are often as much realities to us, in their effects, as those that are accomplished. ( David Copperfield)

  8. I’ll tell you … what real love is. It is blind devotion, unquestioning self-humiliation, utter submission, trust and belief against yourself and against the whole world, giving up your whole heart and soul to the smiter – as I did! (Great Expectation)

  9. I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.( A Christmas Carol)

    MORE ABOUT DICKENS:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/famouspeople/charles_dickens/

 

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