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Charles Dickens


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Charles Dickens

  1. 1. childhood
  2. 2. Charles Dickens was born at Portsmouth on the 7th of February, 1812. His father was aclerk in the Navy Pay Office. When Dickens was about four years of age his familymoved to Chatham. There Dickens went to school. In his tenth year the family leftChatham and settled down in a mean street in London/
  3. 3. Things went from bad to worse and soon Dickens`s father was imprisoned for debt andthe family home sold up. Little Charles had to work at a blacking factory.
  4. 4. He had to paste labels on the jars of blacking in a warehouse. He received six shillings aweek, and had to live in miserable lodgings, and for two years he never had sufficient toeat
  5. 5. His poverty, however, brought him into contact with the homes of the very poor,with their modes of life, their hopes and fears. This was of great value to himwhen he became an author.
  6. 6. ByMashaSmirnova