Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire

Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire


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Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire by Charles Dickens, Kathryn Hughes

Building on the success of his Christmas number for 1852, Dickens used the same framing concept for 1853’s Another Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire. This wide-ranging round features tales of angels, ghosts, and marriages that are as treacherous as they are inspiring. With more than one horrifying account of murder, the stories carry warning about love’s dangers as well as its delights. An impressive contributor list includes Elizabeth Gaskell and George A. Sala, whose poignant tales rival Dickens’ own.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843911869
Publisher: Hesperus Press
Publication date: 11/01/2008
Series: Hesperus Classics
Pages: 142
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Charles Dickens (1812–1870) is considered one of the English language’s greatest writers. His works include Bleak House, A Christmas Carol, David Copperfield, Great Expectations, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, and A Tale of Two Cities. Kathryn Hughes is the author of George Eliot: The Last Victorian and The Short Life and Long Times of Mrs. Beeton.

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


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

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