A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol

byCharles Dickens

Paperback | October 15, 2012

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 'Bah! Humbug!'

Mr. Scrooge is a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, miserable old man. Nobody stops him in the street to say a cheery hello; nobody would dare ask him for a favour. And I hope you'd never be so foolish as to wish him a 'Merry Christmas'! Scrooge doesn't believe in Christmas, charity, kindness -- or ghosts.

But one cold Christmas Eve, Scrooge receives some unusual visitors who show him just how very mistaken he's been.

About The Author

CHARLES DICKENS was born on February 7, 1812 in Landport in Portsmouth. His father was a clerk in the Navy Pay Office who often ended up in financial trouble. When Dickens was twelve years old he was sent to work in a shoe polish factory because his father had been imprisoned for debt. In 1833 he began to publish short stories and essa...
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Title:A Christmas CarolFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.44 × 5.19 × 0.37 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:009957375X

ISBN - 13:9780099573753

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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