The story behind Rue Charles-Dickens

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Famous English author Charles Dickens (1812-1870) visited Quebec City in 1842.

This street honours the memory of the famous English novelist Charles Dickens (1812-1870) who first became known for his stories of life in London. His chronicle The adventures of Mr. Pickwick that appeared in 1836 and 1837 made him a celebrity.