While working as writer, celebrated novelist Charles Dickens held what other profession?
During the early 19th century Dickens often hosted magic shows. For instance, in the summer of 1849 the writer performed on the Isle of Wight under the name Rhia Rhama Rhoos, "The Unparalleled Necromancer." Over the course of the performance, Dickens accomplished a variety of miraculous feats, including preparing fully cooked plum pudding inside a top hat. Source: Mental Floss