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A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens digital book - Fable

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Charles Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol in 1843 and the first edition, published on 19th December, was so successful that it sold out in just six days. The publishers had to produce two further editions between Christmas and the new year to meet the demand, and the novella has never been out of print.

A Christmas Carol tells the story of a greedy money-lender, Ebeneezer Scrooge, who is first visited by the ghost of his former business partner and then by three spirits—the Ghost of Christmas Past, the Ghost of Christmas Present and the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come. They show Scrooge’s lack of compassion to him, compelling him to act more compassionately in the future and to honor Christmas in his heart.

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Beaming Face with Smiling Eyes“I mean this felt terribly wrong to read in June, but reading made me truly appreciate how good the films are to sticking to the book. The story has its twists and turns and while reading it my brain couldn’t help but imagine the muppets version. It’s a Charles dickens classic that you should read every December and I think I may make that a tradition… but perhaps not in June”
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About Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens FRSA (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and, by the 20th century, critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are widely read today.

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