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.
|Publisher:||Prestwick House, Incorporated|
|Series:||Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|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