A Christmas Carol (Paperback)
The Story of Ebenezer Scrooge opens on a Christmas Eve, as cold as Scrooge's own heart. A Christmas Carol, has long since become one of the most beloved stories in the English Language. As much a part of the Holiday Season as holly, mistletoe, and evergreen wreaths, this favorite continues to delight new readers and rekindle thoughts of charity and goodwill.On Christmas Eve, Ebenezer receives three ghostly visitors: the terrifying spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. Each takes on a heart-stopping journey, yielding glimpses of Tiny Tim and Bob Cratchit, the horrifying spectres of Want and Ignorance, even Scrooge's painfully hopeful younger self. Written by one of England's Greatest and Most Popular Novelist, A Christmas Carol has come to Epitomize the true meaning of Christmas.
About the Author
Charles John Huffam Dickens February 1812 - 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and the creator of some of the world's most memorable fictional characters. During his lifetime Dickens' works enjoyed unprecedented popularity and fame, but it was in the twentieth century that his literary genius was fully recognized by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to enjoy an enduring popularity among the general reading public.