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A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol
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This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the reader fully appreciate the beauty and humor of Dickens’s work. In his "Ghostly little book," Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of the world’s most... show more
This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the reader fully appreciate the beauty and humor of Dickens’s work. In his "Ghostly little book," Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of the world’s most adapted and imitated stories. We know Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, not only as fictional characters, but also as icons of the true meaning of Christmas in a world still plagued with avarice and cynicism.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781580495790 (1580495796)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
Series: Christmas Books (#1)
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christinahelselsparks
christinahelselsparks rated it
0.0
Something I enjoy reading over and over.
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
5.0 Finishing tonight
Since this is a re-read, I don't need to write a new review. My old one can be found here: http://loram.booklikes.com/post/1506753/a-christmas-carol I'll be finishing it again tonight so might as well post now and save myself the trouble tomorrow.
Portable Mistletoe
Portable Mistletoe rated it
5.0 A Christmas Carol ★★★★★
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...
Silvie's bookshelf
Silvie's bookshelf rated it
2.0 A Christmas Carol
I watched and read many adaptations of this short novel but never read the original. The story was OK but the language used by Dickens is just as inaccessible as it was ten years ago.
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it
5.0 (Audiobook) A Christmas Carol
A classic Christmas story, beautifully narrated by the wonderful Tim Curry.
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