More on Charles Dickens

Happy 200th birthday to Charles Dickens a little early! (February 7, 1812 is his date of birthday.)

To learn more about the author of Oliver Twist, try the following sites:

The Charles Dickens Museum

Brief Biography from the BBC

George Orwell's Essay on Charles Dickens

The Dickens Project--University of California Santa Cruz

Charles Dickens at 200--Display at The Morgan Library & Museum

How Charles Dickens Saw London--article from

Charles Dickens' Grave
--Westminster Abbey


  1. Thank you for sharing! I think I really ought to find out more about him, as I'm afraid my opinion of him was quite coloured by a biography that I'd read of his daughter Kate!


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