The novels of Charles Dickens were first published at the dates and in the form indicated below:

Pickwick Papers — Monthly numbers, April 1836 to November 1837

Oliver Twist — Monthly serial in Bentley's Miscellany February 1837 to April 1839 (24 installments)

Nicholas Nickleby — Monthly numbers, April 1838 to October 1839

The Old Curiosity Shop — Weekly serial in Master Humphrey's Clock, April 2S, 1840, to February 6,1841

Barnaby Rudge — Weekly serial in Master Humphrey's Clock, February 13, 184l, to November 27,1841

Martin Chuzzlewit — Monthly numbers, January 1843 to July 1844

Dombey and Son — Monthly numbers, October 1846 to April 1848

David Copperfield — Monthly numbers, May 1849 to November 1850

Bleak House — Monthly numbers, March 1852 to September 1853

Hard Times — Weekly serial in Household Words, April 1, 1854, to August 12, 1854

Little Dorrit — Monthly numbers, December 1855 to June I857

A Tale of Two Cities — Weekly serial in All the Year Round, April 30, 1859, to November 26, 1859

Great Expectations — Weekly serial in All the Year Round, December 1, 1860 to August 3, 1861

Our Mutual Friend — Monthly numbers, May 1864 to November 1865

The Mystery of Edwin Drood — Monthly numbers, April 1870 to September 1870 (six of twelve numbers completed)


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