BIOGRAPHY Dickens was born on February 7, 1812 in the city of Portsmouth, son of John Dickens and Elizabeth Barrow. His mother was middle class and his father always dragged debts. Charles received no education until the age of nine, with this age, he studied in a school . he spent time away from home, reading voraciously, he read Henry Fieldings Tom Jones. This would be his favorite writer. I also read adventure stories like Robinson Crusoe and Don Quixote.
BIOGRAPHY Her life changed profoundly when his father was reported for non-payment of debt and imprisoned in the prison. Most of the family moved to live with Mr. Dickens to jail, then possibility provided by law. Charles was welcomed into a home. In 1834 the Morning Chronicle hired him as a political journalist. In 1836 he married Catherine Thompson Hogarth (1816-1879) and established his residence in Bloomsbury. They had ten children.
BIOGRAPHY In 1836 he accepted the job of editor of Bentleys Miscellany, which continue until 1839. In 1842, he traveled with his wife to the United States, which briefly described American Travel Notes. Dickenss books were popular in their day and were widely read. In 1856, his popularity allowed him to buy Gads Hill Place.Where he died on June 9, 1870 with 50 years.
PLAYS He published in installments The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club. His next work was also serialized, Oliver Twist . Thanks to his published works , Dickens won great prestige and He published A Christmas Carol.
PLAYS He founded the weekly Household Words, where he spread plays of little known writers and there he published two of his finest works: Bleak House and Hard Times.
PLAYS His big best seller was David Copperfield, which he sold up to 100,000 copies in little time. It was also the first writer to use the word detective novels. Dickens began a series of trips to Europe where he met Alexandre Dumas and Jules Verne. On his return to England, organized plays, and founded the Daily News.
OLIVER TWIST Oliver Twist is an orphan that is taked to a boarding school. A familyadopt him but is treated badly and he runs away and travels to London. There he lives in a house where there are more children in this house you can live from stealing in the market, where an old man, Fagin, whos boss.
Then, in an attempted robbery he is arrested but the man, Mr.Brownlow, that he tried to steal, adopt him. Oliver very happy but the boss, Fagin and his friend, Bill, kidnapped him to he not say anything to the police.After the maids friend say it to Mr.Brownlow but Bill found out and killed her.All the children, Fagin and Bill were hidden because Mr.Brownlow reported them to the police, but they were discovered by Bills dog.Finally everyones were caught, Bill accidentally hangs himself and Oliver lived a happy life with Mr.Brownlow.