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Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas. It's all humbug to him. But will he change his ways after a series of ghostly visits one Christmas Eve? Oxford Children's Classics presents the greatest Christmas story ever told in this eye-catching new edition which not only contains the complete and unabridged text of A Christmas Carol but also features other Christmas stories written by Charles Dickens. In addition there are lots of bonus features within the book to help you get the most from the story and recommendations for other adventures readers might enjoy.
|Publication date:||7th September 2017|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in 1812. In 1823 his father was imprisoned for debt and Dickens was sent to work in a blacking warehouse. When his father's fortunes improved, Dickens went back to school and then worked as a solicitor's clerk, a shorthand reporter, and a parliamentary reporter. In 1833 he began contributing stories to newspapers and magazines and in 1836 his first novel, Pickwick Papers, was published in monthly instalments followed by Oliver Twist in 1837 and A Christmas Carol in 1843. Charles Dickens died in 1870 and has been acclaimed as one of hte greatest English novelists.More About Charles Dickens