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Charles Dickens was born 202 years ago today in England. Raised mostly in London in circumstances that were alternately comfortable and difficult, Dickens rose to be one of the most-read living writers on both sides of the Atlantic in an age when crossing the Atlantic took some doing. His books are now classics. How well do you know Dickens and his works? Take our quiz.


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