THIS EDITION: The story was originally written in English. The French translation has been converted into a segmented format, and has been modernised and amended, for a dual language project.
BRIEF SYNOPSIS: A Christmas Carol is a novel by English author Charles Dickens, and was first published in 1843. The story follows the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge from a bitter old bean counter into a playful and generous young spirit, resulting from his encounters and journeys with Christmas ghosts.
AUTHOR: Charles Dickens (February 1812 - June 1870) was, and still is, a famous English writer and social commentator (and critic).
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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