Charles Dickens
Anniversary
Tuesday
7th
February
2012
is
 
the
200th
anniversary
 
of
 
the
birth
 
of
Charles Dickens.
He
was
one
 
of
 
the
country's
most
famous
authors.
His
books
include
Oliver Twist,
 
Great Expectations
 
and
A Christmas Carol.
He was born
in Portsmouth
in 1812
 
and
died
in London
1850.
 
There
will
 
be
 
a
service
at
Westminster Abbey.
 
It's
 
being
attended
 
by
some
 
of
 
the
author's
descendants.
 
They
include
his
great, great grandson,
Mark Dickens.