A Christmas Carol
“We heartily recommend this little volume as an amusing companion, and a wholesome monitor,to all who would enjoy in truth and in spirit‘A merry Christmas and a happy New Year.’”Charles Mackay, Morning Chronicle, December 19, 1843Since its publication in 1843, the tale of a miserly old man and... show more
“We heartily recommend this little volume as an amusing companion, and a wholesome monitor,to all who would enjoy in truth and in spirit‘A merry Christmas and a happy New Year.’”Charles Mackay, Morning Chronicle, December 19, 1843Since its publication in 1843, the tale of a miserly old man and the ghosts who visit him has been bringing the true spirit of Christmas into hearts and homes. Whether you’ve read the story a thousand times or have only seen the movie, A Christmas Carol Special Edition will enrich your enjoyment of this holiday favorite with:? The complete text of the Charles Dickens classic.? Annotations offering interesting insight into the story’s biblical allusions, the author’s faith, and compelling Christian themes throughout.? Discussion questions designed to engage and promote dialogue among readers of all ages on such subjects as regret, repentance, and redemption.? A list of related resources to enhance your study.Enjoy A Christmas Carol Special Edition in your home, study group, book group, or Advent celebration and learn how to say with Scrooge:“I will honour Christmas in my heart,and try to keep it all the year.”
Publish date: September 1st 2009
Publisher: Standard Publishing
Edition language: English
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...
I love this story, but hated the book. I have always loved the story of Scrooge. I enjoy the movie/play versions of the story--watching the various versions is one of the handful of things I enjoy about this time of year. Having finally read the book a few years ago, I was disappointed. I did n...
Something I enjoy reading over and over.
Having seen probably every film version of this book that was made (yes even that Susan Lucci version where she played a female scrooge). I decided it was about time I checked out the original! Well all I can say is it was beyond worth it. Despite an occasional word or two I did not know the mean...
I love this story so much that I revisit it every year at the start of the holiday season. I love everything about it, from the characters to the story to the writing style. Dickens writes with sly humor, but there is no mistaking the gravity of his argument about the spirit of Christmas and those w...