A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

byCharles Dickens

Paperback | November 30, 2009

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"Marley's face. It was not in impenetrable shadow as the other subjects in the yard were, but had a dismal light about it, like a bad lobster in a dark cellar."
— A Christmas Carol

Ebenezer Scrooge is unimpressed by Christmas. He has no time for festivities or goodwill toward his fellow men and is only interested in money. Then, on the night of Christmas Eve, his life is changed by a series of ghostly visitations that show him some bitter truths about his choices. A Christmas Carol is Dickens' most influential book and a funny, clever and hugely enjoyable book. This edition also includes the stories 'The Chimes' and 'The Haunted Man.'

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CHARLES DICKENS was born in Hampshire on February 7, 1812. His father was a clerk in the navy pay office, who was well paid but often ended up in financial troubles. When Dickens was twelve years old he was sent to work in a shoe polish factory because his family had be taken to the debtors' prison. His career as a writer of fiction st...
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Title:A Christmas CarolFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.85 inPublished:November 30, 2009Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099529734

ISBN - 13:9780099529736

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"It has it all: a spooky ghost story, a heartwarming redemption and a great plot with a satisfyingly ending."
— The Times