Christmas Carol [NOOK Book]

Overview

In his "Ghostly little book," Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of the world’s most adapted and imitated stories. We know Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, not only as fictional characters, but also as icons of the true meaning of Christmas in a world still plagued with avarice and cynicism.
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Christmas Carol

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Overview

In his "Ghostly little book," Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of the world’s most adapted and imitated stories. We know Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, not only as fictional characters, but also as icons of the true meaning of Christmas in a world still plagued with avarice and cynicism.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012244314
  • Publisher: Platinum Editions
  • Publication date: 3/12/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 656 KB

Meet the Author

Charles John Huffam Dickens pen-name "Boz", was the foremost
English novelist of the Victorian era, as well as a vigorous social
campaigner. Considered one of the English language's greatest
writers, he was acclaimed for his rich storytelling and memorable
characters, and achieved massive worldwide popularity in his
lifetime. Later critics, beginning with George Gissing and G. K.
Chesterton, championed his mastery of prose, his endless invention
of memorable characters and his powerful social sensibilities. Yet
he has also received criticism from writers such as George Henry
Lewes, Henry James, and Virginia Woolf, who list sentimentality,
implausible occurrence and grotesque characters as faults in his
oeuvre. The popularity of Dickens' novels and short stories has
meant that none have ever gone out of print. Dickens wrote
serialised novels, which was the usual format for fiction at the
time, and each new part of his stories would be eagerly anticipated
by the reading public.
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