charles dickens

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The David Perdue's Charles Dickens Page website is produced by David Perdue, who works by day for the US Geological Survey. It is a comprehensive resource about the English author Charles Dickens, who lived from 1812 to 1870. His famous novels include: Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, Bleak House, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations.

The David Perdue's Charles Dickens Page website is organized into the following main sections: Dickens Fast Facts, The Novels, Characters, Dickens Glossary, Illustrations, Charles Dickens Timeline, Reading Dickens, Dickens on Stage, Dickens London, Dickens London Map, Dickens & Christmas, Charles Dickens Family & Friends, Dickens in America, The Dickens Shoppe, and Bibliography & Notes. 

The Novels section contains a short illustrated article on each novel, with a link to the full text online, and links to other relevant websites. The Illustrations section contains short articles on Dickens illustrators including: Seymour, Buss, Phiz, Cruikshank, Cattermole, Williams, Maclise, Leech, Stone, and Fildes. There is also a gallery of all the original illustrations in the following novels: Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, Bleak House, and A Tale of Two Cities.

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