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By Charles Dickens

ISBN-10: 0679641319

ISBN-13: 9780679641315

A right away bestseller whilst it was once first released in December 1843, A Christmas Carol has persisted ever considering as a perennial xmas favourite. Charles Dickens's cherished story concerning the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge--who involves be aware of the which means of kindness, charity, and goodwill via a haunting Christmas Eve come across with 4 ghosts--is a heartwarming get together of the spirit of Christmas. 'Whether the Christmas visions may or wouldn't convert Scrooge, they convert us,' wrote G. ok. Chesterton. 'The tale sings from finish to finish like a contented guy going home.'

The glossy Library variation additionally provides extra of Dickens's renowned Christmas tales, The Chimes and The Haunted Man, Dickens's final Christmas story, which positive aspects considered one of his maximum comedian households, the Tetterbys. With an creation by way of John Irving.

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