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The cricket on the hearth ; The battle of life ; The haunted man

Charles Dickens (author)

The cricket on the hearth ; The battle of life ; The haunted man

Contents
The cricket on the hearth
The battle of life
The haunted man
Title
The cricket on the hearth ; The battle of life ; The haunted man
Author
Charles Dickens
Language
English
Publisher
Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1985 | Other editions
363 p.
ISBN
0-14-043069-5

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About Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (; 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and, by the 20th century, critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are widely read today.

Born in Portsmouth, Dickens left school to work in a factory when his father was incarcerated in a debtors' prison. Despite his lack of formal education, he edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles, lectured and performed readings extensively, was an indefatigable letter writer, and campaigned vigorously for children's rights, education and other social reforms.

Dickens's literary success began with the 183…Read more on Wikipedia

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