The Splendiferously Bearded Writers Social Club: Jules Vallès

  • Name: Jules Vallès
  • D/O/B: 10 June 1832
  • Member Since: 1872
  • Status: Charter Member
  • Important Role: Community liaison
  • Hobbies: Agitating; engaging in politics; walking his talk
Portrait of Jules Vallès by Gustave Courbet, 19th century

Portrait of Jules Vallès by Gustave Courbet (19th century)

Hey, Dickens! It’s Your Birthday!

Ye Olde Charles Dickens was born on 7 February 1812:

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”-Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities