Home / History / British History / Famous Brits / Charles Dickens


Charles Dickens

Arguably Britain’s most famous (or important) novelist. He created some of the most famous fictional characters and is often seen as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. As well as providing compelling stories and plots, his works are famed for their social criticism.

Question: Most of Dicken’s novels were written as serial publications.  Which, in 1936, was his first that would bring him literary success?  

Answer: The Pickwick Papers

Question: Name Charles Dickens’s final and unfinished novel. 

Answer: The Mystery of Edwin Drood