Charles Dickens Puzzles

This collection of 100 puzzles will hold fans of Charles Dickens entertained for hours. All the material is based on the author’s major works and lifetime: from Samuel Pickwick to Edwin Drood, you will find it here.

Special Bumble ratings have been assigned to each puzzle, ranging from the easiest level at One Bumble to the hardest at Five Bumbles.

Beginner or expert, you should enjoy working or bumbling your way through these challenges but the solutions in the back will help if you get stuck along the way.

"If our recommendation comes too late for Christmas, we can only apologize - and hope that any quiz-brained Dickensians reading this will feel moved to treat themselves to a copy of Mr Morgan's compendium to see in the new year."

TLS - The Times Literary Supplement, 22/12/23

"A fun and challenging romp through the world of Dickens!"

David Perdue, The Charles Dickens Page

"Very well pitched, carefully introduced, clearly laid out, and would offer a challenge to even the most well-read Dickensian"

Emily Bell, Editor, The Dickensian

"... contains crosswords, word searches, anagrams and more, all based on the author’s life and major works — ideal festive distraction for Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim alike"

Mick Hodgkin, Puzzles Editor, The Times

"Julian Morgan has turned his attention to the novelist behind some of the world's best-known fictional characters"

Laura Reid, Yorkshire Post

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Charles Dickens Puzzles can be purchased from Amazon UK at this link, or from Amazon USA at this link.


Sample: Charles Dickens Puzzles 21 (3 Bumble wordgame)
Sample: Charles Dickens Puzzles 30 (5 Bumble cryptic crossword)