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Charles dickens knew how to make them laugh, make them cry, make them wait in this post, learn dickens' techniques for use in your own writing. ~ dan ackroyd, a biography of dickens charles john huffam dickens (7 february 1812 - 9 june 1870), also known as charles dickhead or charles cockens charles dickens was also the second pen name of the greek writer, euripedes(sic. Charles dickens wrote a tale of two cities, oliver twist, great expectations, and other popular novels of 19th-century england charles dickens grew up in poverty, and it shows in his writing: he is known for his orphans and urchins, rogues, shopkeepers, stuffed shirts, widows, and other. Our reading guide for a tale of two cities by charles dickens includes book club discussion questions, book reviews, plot summary-synopsis and author bio.