Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens (February 7, 1812-June 9, 1870) was a great English novelist of the Victorian period and one of the most popular writers of all time. Over his career he edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, and hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles. His best known books include A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, Oliver Twist, and A Tale of Two Cities.