Caxton College: Happy Birthday Charles Dickens!

Today is the bicentenary celebration of Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

All of us remember David Copperfield, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations.  

Charles Dickens was one of the great figures in English literature and his popularity has remained to the present day. He was hugely popular in his day and today he is generally regarded as a serious literary artist as well as a social analyst.  His works have been translated into practically every language and his novels have been adapted to plays, films, musicals, and so on.  

Now is the moment to introduce Dickens to your children by reading his books or by watching the films/ series.


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