Tuesday, December 9, 2014

The Yorkshire town that inspired A Christmas Carol

From The Telepgraph-

It is perhaps the most famous Christmas tale of all, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, his hard-done-by clerk Bob Cratchit and the three ghosts who came to change their lives forever.

Now Charles Dickens’s legendary tale, A Christmas Carol, has been given a new lease of life in a small Yorkshire town.

For unbeknown to many, while the story was set in the fog of London, it was actually the swirling mists of Malton, near York, and a young lawyer from the town, that inspired Dickens to create his haunting tale.

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