A Christmas Carol
This engrossing tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge's ghostly journeys through Christmases past, present, and future and his ultimate transformation from a harsh and grasping old miser to a charitable and compassionate human being. A perennial classic that has become as much a part of the holiday... show more
This engrossing tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge's ghostly journeys through Christmases past, present, and future and his ultimate transformation from a harsh and grasping old miser to a charitable and compassionate human being. A perennial classic that has become as much a part of the holiday season as holly, mistletoe, and evergreen wreaths.
Publish date: June 1st 1991
Publisher: Dover Publications
Pages no: 68
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
Series: Christmas Books (#1)
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...
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.
A classic Christmas story, beautifully narrated by the wonderful Tim Curry.
Although this is THE christmas classic, I just now got around to read it for the first time and I absolutely love it! Scrooge and his epic “Bah, humbug!” is an amazing character, way better than his depiction in any movie adaptation I have seen (whereas my favourite one is the TV adaption from 1984)...
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...