‘Anecdote’ part I

Our June #SolveItDickens challenge focuses on ‘Anecdote’ part I. What is this mysterious anecdote about? We’ll need to transcribe the text to find out!


#SolveItDickens: Hunt the Source workshop

Finding a source text is one of the most effective ways to decode Dickens’s shorthand – but it’s not as easy as it sounds… Join us for a practical online workshop to develop your own search strategy

Past challenges

‘Nelson’ part II

The mystery deepens with April’s challenge focusing on ‘Nelson’ part II. Look out for words written in longhand that provide additional context clues. Happy solving!
Deadline: 29 April



For media enquiries please visit our ‘Contact’ page. Check out the links below for media coverage of the Dickens Code project. TV ARTE – 28 minutes – Le magazine d’actualité (8 February 2022) [from 40.43] ITV News at Ten (7…

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