Author : Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Title : Illustrations and excerpts from the novels of Charles Dickens: The Pickwick Papers (1836-7); Oliver Twist (1837-9); A Christmas Carol (1843); Martin Chuzzlewit (1843-4); Little Dorrit (1855-7).

Keywords: Dickens. Poor Law. Prison. Murder.

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Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was the most popular English novelist of his era. He was a fierce critic of the poverty and social stratification of Victorian society, as well as a vigorous campaigner, both in his own personal endeavours and through the recurrent themes of his work.

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