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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Dickens Day at Foyles (UK)

Dickens Day at Foyles (UK)To mark the bicentenary of Dickens' birth, Vintage Classics and Ebury Publishing have joined forces to host a Dickens Day at Foyles, 25th February 2012. A host of celebrated writers, including acclaimed authors and historians Deborah Moggach, David Kynaston, Sarah Wise and Alex Werner, screenwriter Sarah Phelps (who wrote the recent BBC adaptation of Great Expectations) and one of our best known children's authors Michael Rosen, discuss their love of Dickens' writing, London in the 19th century and the power that Dickens continues to hold today. The day will also include a 'I Never Knew That About Dickens Quiz', hosted by Christopher Winn, author of the popular 'I Never Knew That About...' series. The audience will have the opportunity to win a selection of the books discussed on the day, including sixteen of Dickens' works. Ticket holders will also receive a goody bag including a free Vintage Classics book

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