Charles Dickens

(7 February 1812 — 9 June 1870)

Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

His most well-known genre work is probably A Christmas Carol (1843), which has been presented in many media.

He was good friends with Wilkie Collins, another popular novelist of the Victorian era. Collins also produced genre work.

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