Charles Dickens

Author: Diane Stanley
Categories: 1800's  Biography  Elementary
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Description from [Editor's Review] Charles Dickens is one of the world's greatest and best loved writers. To read Great Expectations, A Christmas Carol, or Nicholas Nickleby is to be drawn into a society that still seems fresh and real today: nineteenth-century London with its extraordinary extremes of wealth, progress, poverty, and despair. Dickens captures it all in plots that are by turns wildly comical, wonderfully melodramatic, and tragic to the point of tears. In his writing and later, in his dramatic readings, Charles Dickens was a master showman, mesmerizing the whole world.His novels are stuffed to bursting with unforgettable characters... [more at Amazon link below]
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