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A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol
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This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. "Every idiot who goes around with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding". Charles Dickens' tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, who is haunted by three spirits and learns the true meaning... show more
This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. "Every idiot who goes around with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding". Charles Dickens' tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, who is haunted by three spirits and learns the true meaning of Christmas has had, along with Dickens' other Christmas writings, a lasting and significant influence upon our ideas about the season as a time for celebration, charity and memory. "The Penguin English Library" - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141389479 (0141389478)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 112
Edition language: English
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Lora Hates Spam
Lora Hates Spam rated it
5.0 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...
Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it
4.0 Review: A Christmas Carol
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...
christinahelselsparks
christinahelselsparks rated it
0.0
Something I enjoy reading over and over.
lfevansjr
lfevansjr rated it
5.0 A Christmas Carol
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...
Portable Magic
Portable Magic 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...
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