To celebrate Dickens Day, a bicentenary giveaway…


To mark this year’s anniversary celebration of Dickens’s birth, Vintage Classics and Ebury are hosting a Dickens Day at Foyles Charing Cross Road on Saturday, 25 February from 10.30am to 5.00pm. A host of celebrated writers including Deborah Moggach, David Kynaston, Sarah Wise, Alex Werner, Sarah Phelps (who wrote the recent BBC screenplay for Great Expectations) and Michael Rosen will discuss all things Dickens. The day will also include a “I Never Knew That About Dickens” quiz, hosted by Christopher Winn, and all ticket holders will receive a goody bag with a free Vintage Classics book. For more information, visit the Foyles website.


Litro has also teamed up with Vintage Classics to offer you the chance to win a choice of five of the following titles by the great man himself:

  • Barnaby Rudge
  • Bleak House
  • A Christmas Carol
  • David Copperfield
  • Dombey and Son
  • Great Expectations
  • Hard Times
  • Little Dorrit
  • Martin Chuzzlewit
  • The Mystery of Edwin Drood
  • Nicholas Nickelby
  • The Old Curiosity Shop
  • Oliver Twist
  • Our Mutual Friend
  • The Pickwick Papers
  • A Tale of Two Cities

To enter, simply ‘like’ our Facebook page and post your favourite Dickens quote on our wall, or follow us on Twitter and tweet your quote along with the #litrocomp hashtag. The closing date is midnight on Friday, 18 February. The winner will be announced the following week.

Good luck!

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