THE NOVELS OF CHARLES DICKENS
Dickens' 200th brithday is February 7th, 2012
1. "This is a far, far better thing than I have ever done". In A Tale of Two Cities, which character says this just before he's guillotined?
 Sydney Carton
2. Which Dickens character describes the law as an ass?
 Bumble (the beadle in Oliver Twist)
3. In The Old Curiosity Shop, what is the name of the dwarf who pursues Little Nell and her grandfather?
 Quilp
4. In which Yorkshire school does Nicholas Nickleby work?
 Dotheboys Hall
5. What is the name of David Copperfield's wife, whom he calls his "child-wife" because of her inability to cope?
 Dora (Spenlow)
6. In which book does John Jasper appear?
 The Mystery of Edwin Drood
7. Bleak House is the only Dickens novel to have a female narrator. What is her name?
 Esther Summerson
8. In Great Expectations, what job does the hero Pip do before he becomes a gentleman?
 A blacksmith
9. To which country does the hero of Martin Chuzzlewit travel?
 America
10. Altogether how many novels did Dickens finish?
 14 (Pickwick, Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, Old Curiosity Shop, Barnaby Rudge, Martin Chuzzlewit, Dombey, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Hard Times, Little Dorrit, Two Cities, Expectations. Mutual Friend (the 15th Edwin Drood, was left unfinished)