Nine short years later, Charles Dickens began his writing career. In 1833, Charles would send essays and short stories to periodicals, where they would be published. In December of 1833, “A Dinner at Poplar Walk” was published, which was Dickens’ first published story. Additionally, in 1834, Dickens’ adopted the pseudonym, Boz. In 1836, Dickens’ first book, Sketches by Boz, was published. Dickens undertook being a novelist as his main profession, but he continued working in the journalism field. From 1843 to 1848, Dickens wrote a Christmas series, which included A Christmas Carol and Cricket on the Hearth. Dickens wrote twelve and a half novels. A few of Dickens’ famous works include A Tale of Two Cities, Great Expectations, and David Copperfield.
Dickens’ had a rather interesting life. In 1836, he married Catherine Hogarth. Together, the