"God bless us every one!"
-A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens 1843)
Charles John Huffam Dickens was born February 7th, 1812 in Portsmouth, England. Regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and the creator of some of the worlds most memorable fictional characters, he was the author of 15 novels and hundreds of short-stories.
It happens to be the 200th anniversary of his birth. Yesterday Paul and I visited the birthplace of this famous man. It was really really neat.