An English writer and social critic—his novels were works of social commentary; they were criticizing poverty, injustice and stratification of Victorian society. His first famous work, ‘The Pickwick Papers’, was published in 1837, and Dickens within a few years became a famous celebrity known for his humour and satire. His next works, ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘The Adventures of Oliver Twist’ and ‘David Copperfield’ namely, saw him raised to prominence; he was thereupon recognized as the most popular and influential novelist of his time. He was considered a chronicler of London life and after his death many homes bereaved his departure.