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Charles Dickens

He loved ocean currents and architecture and Charles Dickens, and his variousness made her feel limited, overspecialized.
Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  arguably one of the English language’s best writers and the foremost writer of the Victorian Era whose novels depicted and criticized social injustice (1812-1870)
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Strongly Associated with:   David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, Bleak House, Great Expectations
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  • He loved ocean currents and architecture and Charles Dickens, and his variousness made her feel limited, overspecialized.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • Charles Dickens is an English writer.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • … As Charles Dickens said at the beginning of [A] Tale of Two Cities, ’It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.’
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Her goddam hat blows off and he catches it, and then they go upstairs and sit down and start talking about Charles Dickens.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye

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  • Anyway, he wrote this play called The Christmas Angel, because he didn’t want to keep on performing that old Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  A Walk to Remember
  • -Charles Dickens, Great Expectations Dustfinger set out when the night could grow no darker.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • GREAT EXPECTATIONS [1867 Edition] by Charles Dickens Chapter I My father’s family name being Pirrip, and my Christian name Philip, my infant tongue could make of both names nothing longer or more explicit than Pip.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • I’ve read a Raymond Chandler, and right now I’m halfway through Hard Times, by Charles Dickens.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Now she was roosting comfortably in the stern, nibbling bits of jerky and reciting random lines from Charles Dickens and 50 Tricks to Teach Your Dog.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Leaving the earbuds dangling over his shoulders, he checked the book list in his hand, then looked at the shelves again: The Complete Works of Charles Dickens, twenty-seven volumes, red leather binding.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst

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  • The only famous authors he could think of were Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare, and Mark Twain.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • Charles the Fifth; Charles Dickens; Prince Charles.
    Julia Alvarez  --  How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents
  • Scrooge was the miserly capitalist in A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • I was the only kid, white or Indian, who knew that Charles Dickens wrote A Tale of Two Cities.
    Sherman Alexie  --  The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
  • Hard Times by Charles Dickens Hard Times BOOK THE FIRST — SOWING CHAPTER I — THE ONE THING NEEDFUL ’NOW, what I want is, Facts.
    Charles Dickens  --  Hard Times
  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL IN PROSE BEING A Ghost Story of Christmas by Charles Dickens PREFACE I HAVE endeavoured in this Ghostly little book, to raise the Ghost of an Idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • She was a thoughtful, well-read young woman, with opinions on a variety of topics such as the responsibility that came with Britain’s military power, the nature of commerce and industry under a monarchy, how to care for the poor and neglected, the sensationalist tendencies of the Fleet Street papers, and the convolutions of the legal system as exposed by the eminent author Charles Dickens.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • RAMECK, NINTH GRADE "What’s today, my fine fellow?" said Rameck onstage, dressed as Scrooge in the Charles Dickens play, A Christmas Carol.
    Sampon Davis, et. al.  --  We Beat the Street
  • Here’s a partial list: Ralph Touchett in Henry James’s novel The Portrait of a Lady (1881) and Milly Theale inhis later The Wings of the Dove (1902), Little Eva in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852), Paul Dombey in Charles Dickens’s Dombey and Son (1848), Mimi in Puccini’s opera La Boheme (1896), Hans Castorp and his fellow patients at the sanatorium in Thomas Mann’s Magic Mountain (1924), Michael Furey in Joyce’s "The Dead," Eugene Gant’s father in Thomas Wolfe’s Of Time…
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • BLEAK HOUSE by Charles Dickens PREFACE A Chancery judge once had the kindness to inform me, as one of a company of some hundred and fifty men and women not labouring under any suspicions of lunacy, that the Court of Chancery, though the shining subject of much popular prejudice (at which point I thought the judge’s eye had a cast in my direction), was almost immaculate.
    Charles Dickens  --  Bleak House
  • THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKLEBY, containing a Faithful Account of the Fortunes, Misfortunes, Uprisings, Downfallings and Complete Career of the Nickelby Family by Charles Dickens AUTHOR’S PREFACE This story was begun, within a few months after the publication of the completed "Pickwick Papers."
    Charles Dickens  --  Nicholas Nickleby
  • Mom read everything: Charles Dickens, William Faulkner, Henry Miller, Pearl Buck.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • Charles Dickens recruited you.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • Little Dorrit — Charles Dickens PREFACE TO THE 1857 EDITION I have been occupied with this story, during many working hours of two years.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • LV Philip’s ideas of the life of medical students, like those of the public at large, were founded on the pictures which Charles Dickens drew in the middle of the nineteenth century.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • One measure of my love for Our Wonder World was that for a long time I wondered if Iwould go through fire and water for it as my mother had done for Charles Dickens; and the only comfort was to think I could ask my mother to do it for me.
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • DAVID COPPERFIELD by CHARLES DICKENS PREFACE TO 1850 EDITION I do not find it easy to get sufficiently far away from this Book, in the first sensations of having finished it, to refer to it with the composure which this formal heading would seem to require.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • OLIVER TWIST OR THE PARISH BOY’S PROGRESS BY CHARLES DICKENS CHAPTER I TREATS OF THE PLACE WHERE OLIVER TWIST WAS BORN AND OF THE CIRCUMSTANCES ATTENDING HIS BIRTH Among other public buildings in a certain town, which for many reasons it will be prudent to refrain from mentioning, and to which I will assign no fictitious name, there is one anciently common to most towns, great or small: to wit, a workhouse; and in this workhouse was born; on a day and date which I need not trouble…
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • "Mrs. Moodie," says Reverend Verringer, "has stated publicly that she is very fond of Charles Dickens, and in especial of Oliver Twist.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Alias Grace
  • I’ll have them send a whole set of Charles Dickens to you, right up the river from Baltimore, in a barrel.’
    Eudora Welty  --  One Writer’s Beginnings
  • Anyway, they fell in love right away, on account of they’re both so nuts about Charles Dickens and all, and he helps her run her publishing business.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • Now and then came a flash of cockney humour, now and then some old lady, a character such as Charles Dickens might have drawn, would amuse them by her garrulous oddities.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
  • PREFACE TO THE CHARLES DICKENS EDITION I REMARKED in the original Preface to this Book, that I did not find it easy to get sufficiently far away from it, in the first sensations of having finished it, to refer to it with the composure which this formal heading would seem to require.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • -Charles Dickens, Oliver Twist Elinor had been driving for more than an hour before she finally reached a town with its own police station.
    Cornelia Funke  --  Inkheart
  • But then, when I met Charles Dickens, he’d already retired and turned the Geographica over to Jules, who in turn recruited me."
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • "Dear Charles Dickens,’ he murmured, smiling a little at his own emotion.
    W. Somerset Maugham  --  Of Human Bondage
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Charles Dickens [6] , David Copperfield [7] , A Tale of Two Cities [8] , Bleak House [9] , Great Expectations [7] , Virginia Woolf [4] , Jane Austen [5] , D.H. Lawrence [6] , Charlotte Brontė [7] , Emily Brontė [7] , George Bernard Shaw [7] , George Eliot [7] , Oscar Wilde [7] , Thomas Hardy [7] , C.S. Lewis [8] , Daniel Defoe [8] , E.M. Forster [8] , George Orwell [8] , Graham Greene [8] , Rudyard Kipling [8]
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