This profile celebrates the life and works of Charles Dickens. All works listed here are in the public domain. This profile is maintained by Wattpad.

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular.
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Stories by Charles Dickens
Oliver Twist (1837) by CharlesDickens
Oliver Twist (1837) #10 in Classics
The story is about an orphan, Oliver Twist, who endures a miserable existence in a workhouse and then is placed with an undertaker. He escapes and travels to London where he meets the Artful Dodger, leader of a gan...
Great Expectations (1861) by CharlesDickens
Great Expectations (1861) #14 in Classics
On Christmas Eve, around 1812, Pip, an orphan who is about six years old, encounters an escaped convict in the village churchyard while visiting the graves of his mother, father, and siblings. The convict scares Pi...
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) by CharlesDickens
A Tale of Two Cities (1859) #13 in Classics
The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries toward the forme...