A Christmas Carol (Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Press Series)

A Christmas Carol (Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Press Series)

by Charles Dickens

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A Christmas Carol (Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Press Series) by Charles Dickens

London 1843 few know any leisure, and Christmas has all but been forgotten...

...Enter Charles Dickens and his "Ghostly little book," in which he 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.

This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader�s notes to help the reader fully appreciate the beauty and humor of Dickens�s work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580495790
Publisher: Prestwick House, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/30/2005
Series: Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Press
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 87
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Charles Dickens (1812-1870) is probably the greatest novelist England has ever produced, the author of such well-known classics as A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist. His innate comic genius and shrewd depictions of Victorian life — along with his indelible characters — have made his books beloved by readers the world over.

Date of Birth:

February 7, 1812

Date of Death:

June 18, 1870

Place of Birth:

Portsmouth, England

Place of Death:

Gad's Hill, Kent, England

Education:

Home-schooling; attended Dame School at Chatham briefly and Wellington

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