The chimes: a goblin story of some bells that rang an old year out and a new year in. By: Charles Dickens. NOVEL / ILLUSTRATED /

The chimes: a goblin story of some bells that rang an old year out and a new year in. By: Charles Dickens. NOVEL / ILLUSTRATED /

by Charles Dickens

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Overview

The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In, a short novel by Charles Dickens, was written and published in 1844, one year after A Christmas Carol and one year before The Cricket on the Hearth. It is the second in his series of "Christmas books": five short books with strong social and moral messages that he published during the 1840s. In addition to A Christmas Carol and The Cricket on the Hearth, the Christmas books include The Battle of Life (1846) and The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain (1848).


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781979868716
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 11/19/2017
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.40(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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