What the Dickens?! Antique desk on the block

Christies will be auctioning of the desk at which Charles Dickens sat to write “Great Expectations.”

It’s a beautiful antique and its provenance is untouchabe.

It should fetch a pretty penny, and goes to a good cause. I can’t imagine any writer wanting to buy it, let alone be in the same house as it. The great author was found dead at the desk and wrote possibly his greatest work in the very same seat, as well – Pip chasing Estella, while she acts coy and plays him off her other suitors… Go Pip! Go! – those are some serious ghosts to contend with.

Still, it is a beauty, and I had the cash, and an extra room, I’d do it in a heartbeat.