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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens was the most popular British novelist of the Victorian era, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. The continuing popularity of his novels and short stories is such that they have never gone out of print.

A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.