If he was alive today, he'd be dead.
One of the greatest writers in history, no doubt. He came from humble beginnings, but created works that will live throughout human history. If you haven't read Dombey & Son, you've missed a major treat.
When Tanumine and I went to London two years ago, one of the places we visited was The Dickens House Museum. We had a little trouble finding it, but wow, it was so worth it. Just being in the places where he lived was so special. Of course I made a video. :-)
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