Tuesday, February 7, 2017
On This Day In History British Author Charles Dickens Was Born
As Biography.com notes, today is the birthday of Charles Dickens.
British novelist Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, England. Over the course of his writing career, he wrote the beloved classic novels Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations. On June 9, 1870, Dickens died of a stroke in Kent, England, leaving his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished.
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Charles Dickens covered crime in many of his novels, including Bleak House and Oliver Twist.
You can also read Terrie Farley Moran's piece on Dickens the crime writer at criminalelement.com via the below link: