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Language:Chinese.HardCover Pub Date: October 2011 Pages: 576 Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated of The tumultuous LiFe of England's greatest novelist. Beautifully rendered by UNPARALLELED literary Biographer Claire Tomalin When Charles Dickens died in 1870. The Times of London successfully campaigned for his burial in Westminster Abbey. the final resting place of England's kings and heroes. Thousands flocked to mourn the best recognized and loved man of nineteenth-century England. His books had made them laugh. shown them the squalor and greed of English life. and also the power of personal virtue and the strength of ordinary people. In his last years Dickens drew adoring crowds to his public appearances. had met presidents and princes. and had amassed a fortune.Like a hero from his novels. Dickens trod a hard path to greatness. Born into a modest middle-class famil...