In 1869, a year before Charles Dickens died, he wrote in his will
that he wanted to be remembered for his work alone. No plaques, no
statues, “no monument memorial or testimonial whatever” were to be
allowed to commemorate the life of one of Britain’s greatest authors.

Now, almost 140 years after his death, Dickens’ final request has
sparked an impassioned debate among his most ardent fans – and his
family are suggesting his dying wish be laid to rest.

Full story from the Independant HERE


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