Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English author who is considered to be the greatest novelist of the Victorian Era. He is best known for works such as Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities and lots more. His work was praised for its humour, satire and observations of society.

Written by Julie Vegas on Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

A signed copy of David Copperfield by Charles Dickens has revealed some of the classic author’s superstitious nature. He sent the copy to a tool manufacturer named William Brookes who gifted him a case of cutlery. He sent the book in order to dispel his superstition that giving a knife as a gift will sever […]