Are ya one? Are ya two? Are ya three? Are ya….
Excuse me. What did you say?
You said that you are 200 years old today?!
Wow! That’s going to be a lot of candles.
Readers, take a moment today to celebrate this master author. Perhaps you’ll have a cup of English tea. Perhaps you’ll make this delightful recipe for gruel. Either way, you can quote this famous Dickens line and say, “Please, sir, I want some more.”
True Dickens devotees will want to visit Dickens 2012.
Dickens 2012 is an international celebration of the life and work of Charles Dickens that marks the bicentenary of his birth.
As William Makepeace Thackeray rightly said, ” The power of [Dickens] is so amazing, that the reader at once becomes his captive, and must follow him withersoever he leads.”
Happy Birthday, Mr. Dickens!
Thank you for your captivating stories.