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Charles Dickens
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Birth Name: Charles John Huffam Dickens

Born: 7 February 1812 Died: 9 June 1870

Born and residing in: United Kingdom

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Catherine Thomson Hogarth


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British (4), Novelist (3), Victorian (2), Born 1812 (2), English (2), Died 1870 (2), Married (1), Male (1), U (1), Deceased (1), Journalist (1), Short Story Writer (1), Born In February (1), February 7 (1), Died In June (1), England (1), Died June 9 (1), Classics (1), Writer (1)

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3. Scrooged (1988)
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5. Oliver Twist (2005)
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565 Watched







Books


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4. Bleak House (2005)
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5. Little Dorrit (2008)
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TV


1. Biography (1987)
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10 Famous Geniuses With Weird Secret Habits (10 person items)

"One of the greatest social reformers of Victorian London, Charles Dickens was an incredibly prolific author—but he was also a bit obsessive on some points. An employee reported that Dickens couldn’t stand to have a hair out of place, so the writer kept his comb nearby and ran it through his hair hundreds of times a day. Dickens was also obsessively specific in his requirements for the arrangement of his study. Experts who have analyzed Dickens’s life and works have blamed a mild form of ob"


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"Charles John Huffam Dickens 7 February 1812Total: 22 points 6 points: dmj 5 points: Anautix, cfcblue 3 points: pacificus 1 point: Echo, AesthetiX, portlander"


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" after his difficult childhood, which saw the author working in a boot factory and living on his own when his father was thrown in prison, Dickens would start falling into depressions with the start of each new novel. "


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"The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1939)"


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"Favourite work: David Copperfield"


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" According to the experts who’ve analyzed Dickens’ works, he apparently suffered from mild OCD."


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" Date: 1858. Artist: Charles Baugniet"


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"Intelligence Quotient: 180"


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"Charles Dickens era adepto do mesmerismo. Hipnotizava pessoas em festas só por diversão e ajudava amigos a superar pequenas enfermidades. Também era um adepto da interpretação dos sonhos. Pena que ele nasceu antes de Freud inventar a psicanálise, senão o mundo poderia ter ganho um psicólogo – e perdido Oliver Twist."


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"Clinical Depression?"


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" Do you spell it with a "V" or a "W"?' inquired the judge. 'That depends upon the taste and fancy of the speller, my Lord'."


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"Dickensian adj. reminiscnet of the novels of Charles Dickens, especially in terms of poverty and squalor that they portray."