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The original Christmas tale is brought to life in this colourful graphic novel adaptation. It is the second Charles Dickens title from Classical Comics and probably his best-loved story. Set in Victorian England and highlighting the social injustice of the time we see one Ebenezer Scrooge go from oppressor to benefactor when he gets a rude awakening to how his life is, and how it should be.
This is the original text of the classic novel but brought to life in full colour. If you would prefer to read a modern quick text of A Christmas Carol then click here.
Set in Victorian England, this Christmas tale highlights the social injustice of the time we see one Ebeneezer Scrooge go from oppressor to benefactor.
"Christmas isn't Christmas without this wonderful, uplifting tale. One would have to possess a heart like stone to be unmoved by the story of Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and, eventually, old Scrooge himself. Dickens' message about the importance of thinking of others is more relevant now than ever. His genius is that he can make the most cynical of readers become child-like and joyous at the turn of a page." - Ian McNeilly, National Association for the Teaching of English
"The art pages were so gorgeous I contemplated wearing gloves so as not to ruin them with my dirty fingers! So it isn't all talk and no action; the adaptation into comic - sorry, 'graphic illustrative' - format cannot be faulted." - www.ComicBitsOnline.com
|Publication date:||13th October 2008|
|Publisher:||Classical Comics Ltd|
|Suitable for:||7+ readers, 9+ readers|
Charles Dickens was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period and the creator of some of the world's most memorable fictional characters. During his lifetime Dickens's works enjoyed unprecedented popularity and fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was fully recognized by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to enjoy an enduring popularity among the general reading public. Throughout 2012 there are numerous Dickens Events mark the bicentenary of his birth - www.dickens2012.org . He was born Charles John Huffam Dickens on 7th February 1812, ...More About Charles Dickens