Writer and social critic, Charles Dickens is widely considered the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. After his first story, The Pickwick Papers‘ publication as a serial in 1836, Dickens went on to publish 15 novels, hundreds of short stories, non-fiction pieces and plays, with his fictional characters enjoying lasting popularity and recognition.
Buried in Westminster Abbey, you can learn all about Dickens at the Charles Dickens Museum. With over 100,000 artefacts, artwork and manuscripts, the writer’s former home offers an insight into his life and the Victorian age.
In the meantime, take out quiz below and find out which infamous Dickens character you are!