Originally Posted by HarryT
All of Dickens's novels have happy endings (with the arguable exception of "Great Expectations", perhaps).
I would disagree with the all happy endings statement. Or at least quite a few were very ambivalent. It was not a very happy ending for Stephen Blackpool and Rachael in Hard Times
. Not a happy ending for Nancy, Fagin, or really anyone but the title character in Oliver Twist