Happy 200th Birthday Mr. Dickens

Dickens 2012

On 7 February, 1812, the greates British author of all times was born: Charles Dickens. It was in Portsmouth, South East England. His father was a clerk who went bankrupt and sent to prison when Dickens was only a child. At the age of twelve, he was sent to work in a factory and soon after he started his career as a journalist. A the age of 24, his first novel, The Pickwick Papers, gained a huge success and was the beginning of a prestigious career as a novelist.

And this year we are ceebrating the bicentennary of his birth.

Autor: cmaraloh

Profesor de Inglés de Escuelas Oficiales de Idiomas de Canarias. En la actualidad, Jefe de estudios de la EOI Los Cristianos.

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