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A Christmas Carol Unabridged Edition with Introduction and Commentary

Written by Charles Dickens

A Christmas Carol Unabridged Edition with Introduction and Commentary Synopsis

A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost-Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novelette by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843; the first edition was illustrated by John Leech. A Christmas Carol tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man. Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol at a time when the British were examining and exploring Christmas traditions from the past, such as carols, as well as new customs such as Christmas trees. He was influenced by experiences from his own past, and from the Christmas stories of other authors, including Washington Irving and Douglas Jerrold.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780244393311
Publication date: 12th June 2018
Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: Lulu.com
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 132 pages

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