H G Wells is well known for his science fiction works, including 'The Invisible Man', 'The Time Machine' and 'War of the Worlds'. Find out more about him here.
'Alice in Wonderland' has undergone much controversy since its publication in 1865. Find out here whether it really is about drugs.
Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland' has had a huge influence on literature and film since the 19th Century. Here is a trailer from one of the latest reincarnations.
Charles Dickens went from rags to riches. Find out more in his biography here.