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Charles Dickens and the Rotten Eggs!  

We all know that Charles was a fabulous writer. But I can already see your questioning eyes asking me what he has to do with rotten eggs, eh? He had a great career in writing, but Charles aspired to be something else, something different! He wanted to be a comic actor! Ah! That’ is what I call a true perfectionist!

If you want to read more about this famous author, you can read it at Wikipedia. And if by any chance, Charles Dickens is your favorite author, you can try to download his novels here.

But unfortunately he was not too good at this! Never afraid of a bit of showing off, Charles would pay theater managers to allow him to act on stage in front of rowdy
London audiences. But the audience didn’t appreciate it. Eventually he gave up the idea of a career in acting but he continued with amateur dramatics all his life. I suppose he should stick to writing those well known novels rather than let rotten eggs be thrown at him while on stage!




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9 comments

  1. Wanderer  

    Try gutenberg.net for almost all prominent books published before 1923. All free.

  2. Meghna  

    Hi wanderer,
    Yes, I have used gutenberg too for free ebooks download and found it to be an excellent source. Thank you for mentioning.

  3. catherine  

    Hi Meghna,
    I have never heard of such that Dickens aspired to become an actor. It was really interesting to read. And the caption is attractive. Keep rocking!

  4. --xh--  

    tahzt something new for me, meghz.. :-D thnx for posting dis.

  5. Meghna  

    Hi Catherine,
    Thanks a lot and I am glad you found it interesting! :D

  6. Meghna  

    Hi Anoop,
    I thought so, Big Bro!

  7. Anonymous  

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