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A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings - Charles Dickens, Michael Slater
A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings
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A collection of the author's Christmas stories. It influences ideas about the Christmas spirit, and about the season as a time for celebration, charity, and memory.
A collection of the author's Christmas stories. It influences ideas about the Christmas spirit, and about the season as a time for celebration, charity, and memory.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140439052 (0140439056)
ASIN: 140439056
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Series: Christmas Books (#1)
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it
4.5 A Christmas Carol
by Charles Dickens What can anyone say about a Dickens Classic? This story has stood the test of time for good reason. Some of Dickens' stories can be overly wordy and full of too many characters and get confusing, but this one is straight forward and tells the story in a clear, linear fashion l...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
3.0 A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings by Charles Dickens
TITLE: A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings AUTHOR: Charles Dickens ISBN-13: 9780141195858 EDITION: Penguin Classics Clothbound Series ________________________ DESCRIPTION: "After reading Christmas Carol, the notoriously reclusive Thomas Carlyle was "seized with a perfect convul...
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
2.0
Christmas writings seem to often be drenched in nostalgia - even T.S. Eliot succumbed to it with The Cultivation of Christmas Trees. Dylan Thomas is another example. Dickens is no exception, with additional syrupy sentimentalism and overt Christian evangelism mixed with supernatural elements. Other ...
Sarah (I like big books and I cannot lie)
Sarah (I like big books and I cannot lie) rated it
3.5 Christmas Stories by Charles Dickens
So this contains a lot of Dickens’ not-so-well-known shorter works, published in the Christmas numbers of his publications, All The Year Round (which he amusingly refers to in “Somebody’s Luggage”) and Household Words. The first four are kind of weird (see individual notes below). Just when the stor...
michael
michael rated it
4.0 Christmas Books (The Oxford Illustrated Dickens)
The Christmas Books, while not always being set during the festive season, each exemplify some aspect of the spirit of charity and "goodwill to all men" that Dickens felt so important in the celebration of Christ's birth, and which he did so much to forge into what is now seen as "a traditional Chri...
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