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Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was an English novelist of the Victorian era. Born in 1812 in Portsmouth, Dickens published more than fifteen novels to popular acclaim before his death in 1870, including Great Expectations, A Tale of Two Cities, and A Christmas Carol.

— From June 2010
The Dog-Eared Page

excerpted from
Dombey And Son

“What is money after all?” said Mr. Dombey, backing his chair a little, that he might the better gaze in sheer amazement at the presumptuous atom that propounded such an inquiry.

June 2010
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