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Posted by Walter Mason on Wednesday, 3 August 2016
The Mystery of Edwin Drood and the Death of Charles Dickens
An illustrated lecture by Walter Mason
Ashfield Library, 11AM, Thursday the 4th of August
Charles Dickens’ final novel was never finished.
What did the world make of a half-finished book by the most famous author in the world?
He died on the 9th of June, 1870.
Who made his famous death sketch, and why did Dickens’ daughters hate it?
He had a premonition that he would never finish this novel.
How did he change his publishing contract in an uncharacteristic manner?
After he died an American Spiritualist began to channel his spirit and completed the novel.
Come and learn about the whole fascinating story.