Charles Dickens Final Wishes Ignored

Charles Dickens Final Wishes Ignored

The creation of a statute in memory of writer and social critic Charles Dickens means he has had his final wishes ignored. There are a few statues of the author overseas in cities such as Sydney and Philadelphia, the first British-based statute of the author of the Oliver Twist writer was unveiled on February 7, on what […]

How Scrooge Saved Charles Dickens

How Scrooge Saved Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol is about a crotchety, stingy old man named Ebenezer Scrooge who is visited by spirits trying to save him from his “humbug” attitude of Christmas. His bitterness is evident ranging from the way he treats his underpaid clerk, Bob Cratchit, to his dismissal of the poor. The spirits succeed in […]