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Charles Dickens - A Christmas Carol (Macmillan Collector's Library) - 9781509825448 - KKD0008271
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A Christmas Carol (Macmillan Collector's Library)

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Description for A Christmas Carol (Macmillan Collector's Library) Hardcover. An illustrated, full-colour edition of Charles Dickens' classic Christmas tale Series: Macmillan Collector's Library. Num Pages: 144 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 103 x 158 x 18. Weight in Grams: 184. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear, all edges gilt
When A Christmas Carol was first published in 1843 it was an overnight success. A celebration of Christmas, a tale of redemption, and a critique on Victorian society, Charles Dickens' atmospheric novella follows the miserly, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge who views Christmas as 'humbug'. It is only through a series of eerie, life-changing visits from the ghost of his deceased business partner Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future that he begins to see the error of his ways. With heart-rending characters, rich imagery and evocative language, the hopeful message of A Christmas Carol remains as significant today ... Read more

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Macmillan Collector's Library
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About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens was born in 1812 near Portsmouth, where his father worked as a clerk. Living in London in 1824, Dickens was sent by his family to work in a blacking-warehouse, and his father was arrested and imprisoned for debt. Fortunes improved and Dickens returned to school, eventually becoming a parliamentary reporter. His first piece of fiction was published by ... Read more

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