Feb 6, 2012

Charles Dickens Google Doodle VIDEO

Google celebrates the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens:

Top 5 facts about Charles Dickens:

1. Charles John Huffam Dickens was born on 7 February 1812.

2. He was an English novelist, generally considered the greatest of the Victorian period 

3. Unlike other authors who completed novels before serialisation, Dickens often created the episodes as they were being serialised. The practice lent his stories a particular rhythm, punctuated by cliffhangers to keep the public looking forward to the next instalment.

4. His best known works: The Adventures of Oliver Twist (1837-1839), A Christmas Carol (1843), David Copperfield (1849- 1850), Hard Times: For These Times (1854).

5. Charles Dickens died on 9 June 1870. 


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