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A Brief Round Up Of Humour In History (plus A Hint Of Lord Byron In Malta)

By Martin Morana  (booksie.com)

This article describes in brief the why and how humour thrived during the thousands of years that man (and women) civilised themselves. The article treats humour as was seen in Biblical times, during Greek and Roman times; in the writings of Shakespeare and Dickens. There is even a hint of...

Article | Updated Aug 23, 2015 | Reads: 0 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 4
Tags: Humour,Jokes,Bible,Roman,Greek,Aristophanes,Philogenos,Charles,Dickens,Shakespeare,Lord,Byron,Malta,Poem,Farewell



By Jack10  (booksie.com)

This is set in viewpoint of the man that left Miss Havisham (Great Expectations-Charles Dickens)explaining why he left her on their wedding day.

Short Story | Updated Mar 22, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Leaving,Breakup,Sad,Romance,Tears,Husband,Wife,Havisham,Miss,Heartbreak,Loneliness,Betrayal,Revenge,Conflict,Love,Lost,Unhappy,Spinster,Hate,Hurt

Industry Blues

By Alexa Rae  (booksie.com)

This was an assignment I had for my Dickens writing class. We had to emulate Dickens' style in his "Sketches by Boz" short stories. The service industry is something I am familiar with and all of the things that come with it.

Short Story | Updated Jan 15, 2014 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Industry,Young,Adult,Dickens,Fiction,Short,Story



By Sgroi123  (booksie.com)

I couldn't sleep last night and since I had just read A Christmas Carol I decided to do a tribute to Dickens and his book.

Poetry | Updated May 23, 2013 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
Tags: Scrooge,Dickens,Fantasy,Horror,Chains,Frustration,Poor,Rich,Divide,Ghosts

Pain And Passion's Courses

By Mintboy  (booksie.com)

A story about a teenager in the Victorian era who is rescued by a young girl who he falls in love with. However, even after escaping the trackers are still after him. Can the pair manage to escape their clutches.

Short Story | Updated Sep 23, 2012 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Love,Teens,Teenagers,Sherlock,Charles,Holmes,Dickens,Bedlam,Mental,Asylum,Murder,Torture,Romance,Domination


My Dreaded English Teacher

By Juggernaut  (booksie.com)

A slender middle aged brown skin man with a ridiculous mustache squeezed in a very narrow space taught English at a college that trained students in agricultural sciences. Mr. Purshotham, the English teacher wore either a light Green or Beige trouser alternatively week long and never wore a...

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2012 | Reads: 16 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Somerset,Maugham,Thomas,Hardy,Mayor,Of,Casterbridge,Charles,Dickens,Nicholas,Niclelby,Agricultural,College,Farming,Techniques,Botany,Bio-chemistry,Civil,Engineering



By Leighannmoss7  (booksie.com)

This is a poem I wrote back in 2007 during my GCSE's. It's based on the character of Miss Havisham from Charles Dickens' 'Great Expectations'.

Poetry | Updated Mar 2, 2011 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Literary,Characters,Charles,Dickens,Great,Expectations,Havisham


Soul Eaters

By Mars  (booksie.com)

The dead can eat your souls...

Short Story | Updated Jan 11, 2011 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 4
Tags: Crazy,Unwell,Kill,Woman,Son,Soul,Eaters,Charles,Dickens,Tale,Of,Two,Cities


A Claverly Carol

By Drizzle  (booksie.com)

A Desecration of both a great novel and the holiday season in general.

Novel | Updated Dec 23, 2010 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Christmas,City,Of,Ash,Claverly,Dickens,Tribute,Novela


Bad Karma

By Juggernaut  (booksie.com)

“He was never cut out to be a doctor, unlike his father he was good with his hands in fixing things, he could have been a good electrician; he installed electrical wiring with fuses and everything for the new extension to the house some years ago or he could have run a news stand so he...

Short Story | Updated Feb 27, 2010 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Karma,Bad,Fate,Charles,Dickens,Pickwick,Papers,Oliver,Twist,Doctor,Medical,School


Blood Crying

By Miss Murder  (booksie.com)

I can sum it all by saying that i was so affected by Charles Dickens Novel

Poetry | Updated Jun 18, 2009 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 6
Tags: Blood,Crying,A,Tale,Of,Two,Cities,Sidney,Carton,Charles,Dickens,Drama,Romance,Miss,Murder,Poetry


Strauss's Christmas Carol

By Lucianstrauss  (booksie.com)

This is how vampires celebrate christmas? Ooookay....

Short Story | Updated Dec 21, 2008 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Fight,Paris,France,French,Death,Dead,Vampire,Killed,Christmas,Carol,Charles,Dickens

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