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Sunday, March 29, 2015

Charles Dickens' desk and chair saved for the nation

Furniture used by author while he wrote Great Expectations and The Mystery of Edwin Drood bought with grant from National Heritage Memorial Fund


The desk where Charles Dickens wrote Great Expectations and his final unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, has been saved for the nation.


The Charles Dickens Museum in London has been given a grant of more than £780,000 by the National Heritage Memorial Fund (NHMF) to buy the desk and chair which he used in his final home, Gad’s Hill Place in Kent.


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