Biography: Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was the most popular and prolific English author in his times, and his novels, such as Great Expectations (1861) and A Tale of Two Cities (1859) are considered classics of English literature. Dickens wrote at a furious pace, contributing to magazines, editing journals, and sometimes working on more than one novel at a time. He is loved for his memorable characters, including Ebenezer Scrooge, Oliver Twist, and Uriah Heep, who seem to take on a life of their own.

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  1. No Thoroughfare
    No Thoroughfare
    by Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins

    Rating: 2.2/5 (126 votes cast)

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    Walter Wilding visits the foundlings home where as an infant he was left by his desperate mother, who later reclaimed him. But Walter learns that he is not truly the son of the woman he has called mother. His quest to discover his true identity leads him to uncover many secrets and surprises.

    Categories: Historical Romance, Romance

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  2. Little Dorrit
    Little Dorrit
    by Charles Dickens

    Rating: 2.7/5 (147 votes cast)

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    Money changes everything. It is an age-old story told with great passion in the case of Amy, or Little Dorrit. The girl starts life in a debtors prison, but falls in love with the wealthy Arthur. Fortunes are lost, discovered, hidden, and found again before Amy and Arthur can reunite.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  3. Great Expectations
    Great Expectations
    by Charles Dickens

    Rating: 3.0/5 (483 votes cast)

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    Romance, mystery, and morality play equal parts in this classic. Young Pip overcomes hardships with the help of a mysterious benefactor, but nobody can save him from the torment of loving the beautiful Estella. Reared by the bitter Miss Havisham, Estella learns not to trust love, even true love.

    Categories: Romance, Historical Romance

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  4. A Tale of Two Cities - Volume 3
    A Tale of Two Cities - Volume 3
    by Charles Dickens

    Rating: 2.5/5 (199 votes cast)

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    This is an exciting tale of London and revolutionary Paris in the 18th century. Three men are obsessed over one woman, Lucie Manette. The twists and turns in the plot capture the harshness of the French Revolution, honorable sacrifice and loves lost and gained.

    Category: Other Fiction

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  5. A Tale of Two Cities - Volume 2
    A Tale of Two Cities - Volume 2
    by Charles Dickens

    Rating: 2.5/5 (213 votes cast)

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    This is an exciting tale of London and revolutionary Paris in the 18th century. Three men are obsessed over one woman, Lucie Manette. The twists and turns in the plot capture the harshness of the French Revolution, honorable sacrifice and loves lost and gained.

    Category: Other Fiction

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  6. A Tale of Two Cities - Volume 1
    A Tale of Two Cities - Volume 1
    by Charles Dickens

    Rating: 2.6/5 (205 votes cast)

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    This is an exciting tale of London and revolutionary Paris in the 18th century. Three men are obsessed over one woman, Lucie Manette. The twists and turns in the plot capture the harshness of the French Revolution, honorable sacrifice and loves lost and gained.

    Category: Other Fiction

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  7. A Christmas Carol
    A Christmas Carol
    by Charles Dickens

    Rating: 3.4/5 (646 votes cast)

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    This short story of love, goodwill and mercy centers around Ebenezer Scrooge who receives three ghostly visitors - Christmas Past, Present and Future. These ghosts give Scrooge a glimpse of an unhappy future if he doesn't open his heart to Tiny Tim and Bob Cratchit.

    Category: Other Fiction

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