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Charles Dickens biography A famous writer of the 19 th century-his books still charm the people!!!
His life Charles Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 in Portsmouth, England. His parents were John Dickens, a naval pay clerk, and Elizabeth Barrow. February 7 1812PortsmouthEnglandparentsnavalFebruary 7 1812PortsmouthEnglandparentsnaval At five, Charles moved to Chatham. When Charles was ten years old, his family moved to Camden, London. ChathamCamdenLondonChathamCamdenLondon
Dickens hard times He worked in a blacking factory there while his father went to prison for debt. Dickens's hard times in this blackening factory served as the base of ideas for many of his novels. When his uncle died and he inherited money, Charles's father paid off his debts and was released from prison. factoryfatherprisondebtnovelsuncleinheritedmoneyfactoryfatherprisondebtnovelsuncleinheritedmoney
Temporary Jobs Charles got a job as an office boy for an attorney. After finding that job dull, he taught himself shorthand and became a journalist that reported on the government. He published his first book, The Pickwick Papers, in 1836. joboffice attorneyshorthand journalistThe Pickwick Papers1836joboffice attorneyshorthand journalistThe Pickwick Papers1836
His novels and death Amongst Charles' other famous books are Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickelby and The Old Curiosity Shop. Charles also wrote A Christmas Carol, which is often read at Christmas time. Oliver TwistA Christmas Carol Christmas Oliver TwistA Christmas Carol Christmas Charles Dickens died on June 9, 1870. He was buried in Poet's Corner in Westminster Abbey. June 91870Poet's CornerWestminster AbbeyJune 91870Poet's CornerWestminster Abbey
The websites we used! www.wikipedia.com www.wikipedia.com www.bbc.co.uk www.bbc.co.uk www.charlesdickenspage.com www.charlesdickenspage.com www.victorianweb.org www.victorianweb.org The presenters =>John and Fotis!!!!!