A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story Of Christmas

October 6, 2016|
A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story Of Christmas by Charles Dickens
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An illustrated, full-color edition of Charles Dickens'' classic Christmas tale When A Christmas Carol was first published in 1843 it was an overnight success, and set a precedent that was to be followed by other Christmas books. A celebration of Christmas, a tale of redemption and a critique on Victorian society, Dickens'' atmospheric novella follows the miserly, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge who views Christmas as ''humbug''. It is only through a series of eerie, life-changing visits from the ghost of his deceased business partner Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future that he begins to see the error of his ways. With heart-rending characters, rich imagery and evocative language, the message of A Christmas Carol remains as significant today as when it was first published.

Original illustrations by John Leech, with an afterword by Anna South.
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 pi...
Title:A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story Of Christmas
Product dimensions:144 pages, 4.15 X 6.42 X 0.63 in
Shipping dimensions:144 pages, 4.15 X 6.42 X 0.63 in
Published:October 6, 2016
Publisher:P_Pan Macmillan_ MCL
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781509825448

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