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Charles Dickens Novels Quiz

Charles Dickens wrote 20 different novels. How many can you name?
His last novel was unfinished
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Last updated: August 28, 2018
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First submittedDecember 18, 2012
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Year
Novel
1836
The Pickwick Papers
1837
Oliver Twist
1838
Nicholas Nickleby
1840
The Old Curiosity Shop
1841
Barnaby Rudge
1843
A Christmas Carol
1843
Martin Chuzzlewit
1844
The Chimes
1845
The Cricket on the Hearth
1846
The Battle of Life
Year
Novel
1846
Dombey and Son
1848
The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain
1849
David Copperfield
1852
Bleak House
1854
Hard Times
1855
Little Dorrit
1859
A Tale of Two Cities
1860
Great Expectations
1864
Our Mutual Friend
1870
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
26 Comments
+2
Level 17
Mar 19, 2013
I could only get Oliver and A Christmas Carol. Such limited knowledge.
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Level 68
Jul 31, 2013
How did I forget Great Expectations!
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Level 65
Apr 14, 2020
I had great expectations as I began this quiz, but then quickly realized how little I knew.
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Level 40
Dec 19, 2013
A Tale of Two Cities!!! *facepalm*
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Level 82
Dec 26, 2014
I got the two I was forced to read.
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Level 86
May 28, 2018
That, plus the one I tried to read because it's so famous but couldn't finish because it's so dull.
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Level 82
Apr 15, 2020
and to think that people were so eager to find out what happened in the next installment of some of these stories that it caused riots at the docks where they were being unloaded.
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Level 77
Dec 26, 2014
Hi QM....despite the fix, "Martin Chuzzlewit" and "Dombey and Son" are still out of sequence.
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Level ∞
Dec 27, 2014
Okay, it's fixed for reals now.
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Level 82
Jan 15, 2019
It sounds like you just made those up
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Level 79
Feb 22, 2021
Well, someone did at least.
+4
Level 74
Nov 26, 2015
Nicholas Nickleby is excellent, and underrated!
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Level 83
Jan 4, 2018
Oh heavens I cried...
+1
Level 71
Aug 6, 2016
Fun. Thank you
+1
Level 62
Dec 18, 2016
Didn't do too badly only missed the ones I've never heard of, although it has to be said that was quite a few!
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Level 75
Dec 19, 2016
Knew several of these from watching PBS Masterpiece Theater.
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Level 84
Jun 28, 2017
Hahaha! Masterpiece Theater allowed me to develop a pretty good English accent! (at least that's what my friends from London say)
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Level 41
Dec 19, 2016
All I knew were Oliver Twist, A Christmas Carol, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations!
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Level 27
Feb 17, 2017
Yay I feel proud. I got 5 :D
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Level 52
Apr 12, 2020
I only know Our Mutual Friend because I was an enormous Lost fan in the 2000s.
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Level 66
Jul 21, 2020
Believe it or not, there are some of us who love Dickens! The first time I read Pickwick, I laughed out loud many times. My 90-pound German Shepherd once ate part of my copy of Tale...I paid to have it repaired and rebound. The PBS production of Martin C. is worth watching just for the characters....
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Level 71
Mar 23, 2024
Dickens characters are the best! Comic, tragic, morbid, ridiculous, sublime ... each is truly unique. I especially love their names! I mean, what else could you name Uriah Heep? He's the heepiest of all heeps. ;)
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Level 52
Aug 5, 2020
Remembered Martin Chuzzlewit but not Oliver Twist!
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Level 79
Oct 22, 2020
Same, except I forgot A Tale of Two Cities
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Level 68
Feb 16, 2022
Rarnaby Budge? A Sail of Two Titties? Grate Expectations?
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Level 56
Feb 27, 2024
Could there maybe be a caveat to say it includes his novellas? I am feeling just a little bit cheated :-/