Tales is a series of 12 sketches written by Charles Dickens covering stories of London scenes and people. The series, along with Our Parish, Scenes and Characters form the 56 sketches that make up Sketches by Boz, published in 1836.
You can read the sketches on our website by clicking on the chapter links below.
Chapter 1. THE BOARDING-HOUSE.
Chapter 2. MR. MINNS AND HIS COUSIN.
Chapter 3. SENTIMENT.
Chapter 4. THE TUGGSES AT RAMSGATE.
Chapter 5. HORATIO SPARKINS.
Chapter 6. THE BLACK VEIL.
Whatever responsibility rests with me, I am content to bear, and ready to answer.The Black Veil.