The Charles Dickens Christmas MEGAPACK: 25 Classic Yuletide Tales

The Charles Dickens Christmas MEGAPACK: 25 Classic Yuletide Tales

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The Charles Dickens Christmas MEGAPACK: 25 Classic Yuletide Tales by Charles Dickens

The "Christmas Story" (often a "Christmas Ghost Story") was a popular Victorian tradition. Charles Dickens, who surely needs no introduction today, took part with gusto, penning dozens of Christmas tales (the most famous being "A Christmas Carol"). We are delighted to include not just the standard fare of "A Christmas Carol," but a total of 25 great stories (more than 1,000 pages!) Dickens penned for Yuletide reading in this volume. Included are:

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
THE CHIMES
THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH
THE BATTLE OF LIFE
THE HAUNTED MAN AND THE GHOST'S BARGAIN
A CHRISTMAS TREE
NOBODY'S STORY
THE SCHOOLBOY'S STORY
THE CHILD'S STORY
THE POOR RELATION'S STORY
THE SEVEN POOR TRAVELLERS
THE HOLLY-TREE—THREE BRANCHES
THE WRECK OF THE GOLDEN MARY
THE TRIAL FOR MURDER
GOING INTO SOCIETY
SOMEBODY'S LUGGAGE
MRS. LIRRIPER'S LODGINGS
MRS LIRRIPER'S LEGACY
DOCTOR MARIGOLD
BARBOX BROTHERS
BARBOX BROTHERS AND CO.
THE BOY AT MUGBY
THE SIGNAL-MAN
NO THOROUGHFARE
WHAT CHRISTMAS IS AS WE GROW OLDER

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781479404704
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publication date: 10/16/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1007
Sales rank: 1,129,086
File size: 1 MB

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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