Literary Memories 7 February: Charles John Huffam Dickens


The Boypoet Remembers....

 

Author: Charles John Huffam Dickens

Dates: 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870

Nationality: English

Title of Book: A Christmas Carol

Scrooge knew he was dead? Of course he did. How could it be otherwise? Scrooge and he were partners for I don’t know how many years. Scrooge was his sole executor, his sole administrator, his sole assign, his sole residuary legatee, his sole friend, and sole mourner. And even Scrooge was not so dreadfully cut up by the sad event, but that he was an excellent man of business on the very day of the funeral, and solemnised it with an undoubted bargain. The mention of Marley’s funeral brings me back to the point I started from. There is no doubt that Marley was dead. This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I am going to relate. If we were not perfectly…

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I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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1 Response to Literary Memories 7 February: Charles John Huffam Dickens

  1. Pingback: QUOTATION: Charles Dickens – “I only ask to be free. The butterflies are free.” | euzicasa

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