A Christmas Carol

Paperback | October 15, 2012

byCharles Dickens

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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.

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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 ghos...

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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Format: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