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Originally published well over 150 years ago this classic from Charles Dickens remains as important in the world of literature as ever. It has captured the hearts and minds of children everywhere over generations.
Ebenezer Scrooge is famous for hating Christmas. He hates the celebration and the feasting, regarding it all as humbug!
But then he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come, as well as the ghost of Jacob Marley. Scrooge changes his tune and a glorious Christmas celebration follows.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
|Publication date:||7th September 2018|
|Publisher:||Wordsworth Editions Ltd|
|Collections:||50 Classics Everyone Should Read,|
|Primary Genre||Children's & YA Fiction|
Charles Dickens was born in Landport, Hampshire, during the new industrial age, which gave birth to theories of Karl Marx. Dickens's father was a clerk in the navy pay office. He was well paid but often ended in financial troubles. In 1814 Dickens moved to London, and then to Chatham, where he received some education. The schoolmaster William Giles gave special attention to Dickens, who made rapid progress. In 1824, at the age of 12, Dickens was sent to work for some months at a blacking factory, Hungerford Market, London, while his father John was in Marshalea debtor's prison. "My father and mother ...More About Charles Dickens