ROCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: The Royal Victoria and Bull Hotel which Charles Dickens mentions in several of his novels, notably the "Pickwick Papers" and "Great Expectations", on February 3, ... more 
ROCHESTER, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: The Royal Victoria and Bull Hotel which Charles Dickens mentions in several of his novels, notably the "Pickwick Papers" and "Great Expectations", on February 3, 2012 in Rochester, England. The bicentenary of Charles Dickens' birth, one of England's greatest ever authors, is marked on February 7, 2012. Dickens' novels, written and set during the Victorian period, represent some of English literature's most iconic texts. His work, concentrating largely on social injustice, continues to hold relevance with over 300 film and television adaptations based on his books. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images) less 
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