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Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Book DescriptionA Christmas Carol was an overnight success when first published in 1843, and was followed by two further Christmas books, The Chimes and The Cricket on the Hearth, also included in this volume. But A Christmas Carol's Ebenezer Scooge is one of Dickens's most unforgettable characters, a miserable skinflint without equal. Even he, however, can be redeemed by the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Future.Illustrated by John Leech and others, with an Afterword by Anna South.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781904633693
(157mm x 100mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Macmillan Collector's Library
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charles Dickens
Select Short Fiction, Paperback (December 2016)
In his shorter fiction, Dickens investigated hitherto unexplored themes and engaged in experiments with narrative techniques. This collection focuses on tales of the supernatural, impressionistic sketches, and dramatic monologues.
Hard Times, Paperback (December 2016)
"An excellent collection of critical and social commentary that will help to make Dickens' image of Victorian England meaningful to all students."-John Howard Wilson, Dakota Wesleyan University
Christmas Carol, Paperback (November 2016)
Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited on Christmas Eve by the three ghosts of Christmas. They show him the joy of Christmas, and wretchedness of his own legacy. Inspired and chastened by what he has seen, Scrooge resolves to change and from then on embraces and promotes the true spirit of Christmas.
Signalman, Paperback (October 2016)» View all books by Charles Dickens
Designed and illustrated by Seth, this reissue breathes new life into a work many consider Dickens' best ghost story.
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Author Biography - Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens was born in 1812 near Portsmouth, where his father worked as a clerk. Living in London in 1824, Dickens was sent by his family to work in a blacking-warehouse, and his father was arrested and imprisoned for debt. Fortunes improved and Dickens returned to school, eventually becoming a parliamentary reporter. His first piece of fiction was published by a magazine in December 1832, and by 1836 he had begun his first novel, The Pickwick Papers. He focused his career on writing, completing fourteen highly successful novels, as well as penning journalism, shorter fiction and travel books. He died in 1870.
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