This is the first of several ideas I have planned based around scenes from famous pieces of literature. Lego has fueled so much imagination over the years that it seemed such a nice idea to combine it with scenes that a reader has to imagine.
I considered several scenes from Charles Dickens' Christmas Carole but found I was drawn back to one of the earliest scenes, the ghost of Marley haunting Scrooge.
To represent the minimal spend on furniture by Scrooge I decided to keep the set as clear as possible and use only three key pieces, a chair, a small table with the remains of scrooges supper and the fireplace. The chair I designed with a grand wing-back chair in mind. The table I added to link to one of my favourite lines from the book when Scrooge tells Marley's ghost that there is "More of gravy than grave to you!"
Two minifigures with this set, the ghost of Jacob Marley and Ebenezer Scrooge, but other ghost could be added to expand the set.