A Christmas Carol (Paperback)

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A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London on 19 December 1843. The novella met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. The book was written at a time when the British were examining and exploring Christmas traditions from the past as well as new customs such as Christmas cards and Christmas trees. Carol singing took a new lease of life during this time. Dickens' sources for the tale appear to be many and varied, but are, principally, the humiliating experiences of his childhood, his sympathy for the poor, and various Christmas stories and fairy tales.

About the Author


Charles John Huffam Dickens (February 1812 - 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781540640345
ISBN-10: 1540640345
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: November 26th, 2016
Pages: 86
Language: English