Ebenezer Scrooge named most popular Dickens character
Penguin Books poll to mark 200th anniversary of author's birth reveals miser from A Christmas Carol as best loved
A cold-hearted miser bullied by ghosts into gaining a conscience has triumphed over a festering, jilted bride and an alcoholic, nihilistic barrister – not to mention the odd pickpocket and escaped convict – to be named the most popular Charles Dickens character.
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