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Charles Dickens

Who was Charles Dickens? What are his main works? Charles Dickens was an English author, who wrote historical novels and romances. Life Dickens was born in 1812. During his early education he read works by Fielding and Defoe, who were important for his future works. In 1823 his family moved to the suburbs of London. …

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe is considered the creator of the detective story and he also perfected the Psychological Thriller. Themes and Style He was mainly influenced by aestheticism, as he believed that art is what can be considered beautiful, and the gothic novel, as the atmosphere of the detective story is very similar, though not supernatural. …

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