Inventing Scrooge: The Incredible True Story Behind Charles Dickens' Legendary A Christmas Carol

October 17, 2017|
Inventing Scrooge: The Incredible True Story Behind Charles Dickens' Legendary A Christmas Carol by Carlo Devito
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Inventing Scrooge uncovers the real-life inspirations from Charles Dickens’ own world that led to the fascinating creation of his most beloved tale: A Christmas Carol.

When Charles Dickens created the story that would become A Christmas Carol, little did he know that his “ghostly little book” would reinvent the way we celebrate Christmas. From a graveyard in Edinburgh to the Marshalsea Prison in London to his schoolboy years in Chatham and even his lifelong fascination with dance, so much of Dickens’ past and present are woven into the characters and themes of A Christmas Carol. And by understanding the story behind the story, readers will come to embrace the holiday classic all the more. To this day, we look to the Christmas season as a time of warmth and celebration among family, friends, and strangers alike. And every year at Christmastime, not only do our lives get better for all the festivity, but we get better, as people. Just like Ebenezer Scrooge.
Carlo DeVito is the author of two books & has been an editor at several publishing houses, as well as a contributing editor at Consumer Sports, where he wrote cover stories on the Dallas Cowboys, John Daly, & Shaquille O'Neal, & features on Greg Norman & Joe Montana. As an editor, he has published two national best-sell...
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Title:Inventing Scrooge: The Incredible True Story Behind Charles Dickens' Legendary A Christmas CarolFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8.2 X 5.6 X 0.8 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.2 X 5.6 X 0.8 inPublished:October 17, 2017Publisher:Cider Mill PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1604337796

ISBN - 13:9781604337792

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