Win a copy of A Christmas Carol!

A Christmas Carol

 

Thanks to WW Norton and Company Publishers we have 5 copies of this beautiful edition of A Christmas Carol to give away.  This is a first-ever trade edition of the original manuscript of the much loved Charles Dickens Christmas classic.

This book, produced in partnership with the Morgan Library & Museum in New York, wonderfully showcases a facsimile of Dickens’s handwritten manuscript of A Christmas Carol including all his original corrections and annotations.   All pages in Dickens’s own handwriting are featured alongside a typeset version of the story, with a fascinating introduction by the Morgan’s chief literary curator on the history of the story and a new foreword by Colm Tóibín celebrating its timeless appeal.

To win a copy of this beautiful volume, answer the following question:

  • How many ghosts visited Scrooge in A Christmas Carol?

Send answers via email to museum@dickensmuseum.com

All entries must be received by Friday 23rd December.

 

 

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Responses

Having given it some thought- the correct answer is 4. His partner, came to him , stating that he can expect three ghosts to come to visit.. Given that the messenger was dead that makes four. Sorry for my original error.. Must apply the mind prior to responding.

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