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By Charles Dickens

ISBN-10: 0679641319

ISBN-13: 9780679641315

An instantaneous bestseller while it was once first released in December 1843, A Christmas Carol has continued ever on account that as a perennial yule favourite. Charles Dickens's loved story in regards to the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge--who involves understand the which means of kindness, charity, and goodwill via a haunting Christmas Eve come across with 4 ghosts--is a heartwarming party of the spirit of Christmas. 'Whether the Christmas visions could 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 version additionally offers extra of Dickens's renowned Christmas tales, The Chimes and The Haunted Man, Dickens's final Christmas story, which positive factors one in every of his maximum comedian households, the Tetterbys. With an creation via John Irving.

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