Charles Dickens in 31 quotes Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was a great Victorian novelist and the creator of an extensive range of vivid fictional characters. He was also a journalist, speaker and social critic. In his childhood Dicken's father was imprisoned for debt and the 12 year old Charles was famously sent to work in a… Continue reading Charles Dickens in 31 quotes
Happy birthday Charlotte Brontë! Born 200 yrs ago today. Born: 21 April 1816 – Died: 31 March 1855. In today’s papers: Why we should be celebrating Charlotte Brontë The secret history of Jane Eyre: Charlotte Brontë’s private fantasy stories (Guardian) Charlotte Brontë quiz (Telegraph) Charlotte Brontë quiz (Guardian) Charlotte Brontë quiz (Daily Mirror) Bronte Parsonage… Continue reading Happy Birthday Charlotte Brontë – 200 today!