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A Christmas Carol (with audio)

By Charles Dickens
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : East West Studio
  • Pages : 115
  • Category : Fiction
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A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in 1843. The short novel met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man. It remains popular and has been adapted many times to film, stage, opera, and other media.

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A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Book Code : 1509831371
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Fiction
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Complete and unabridged. When A Christmas Carol was first published in 1843 it was an overnight success. A celebration of Christmas, a tale of redemption, and a critique on Victorian society, Charles Dickens' atmospheric novella follows the miserly, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge who views Christmas as 'humbug'. Part of the Macmillan Collector’s Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. Featuring original illustrations by John Leech, with an afterword by Anna South. It is only through a series of eerie, life-changing visits from the ghost of his deceased business partner Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future that Scrooge begins to see the error of his ways. With heart-rending characters, rich imagery and evocative language, the hopeful message of A Christmas Carol remains as significant today as when it was first published.

Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0593113195
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : Cooking
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Puffin Plated: A Book-to-Table Reading Experience. A deluxe, full-color hardback edition of the perennial Christmas classic featuring a selection of recipes for your holiday table from Giada de Laurentiis, Ina Garten, Martha Stewart, and Trisha Yearwood! Have your book and eat it, too, with this clever edition of Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol featuring delicious recipes from celebrity chefs. Plan your perfect Christmas feast with a carefully curated menu of holiday dishes, from succulent baked ham to smashed root vegetables. And top it all off with fruitcake cookies and pecan pie. Celebrate the holiday with a good meal and a good book! Book includes full, unabridged text of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, interspersed with recipes, food photography, and special food artwork.

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Book Code : 1613103433
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Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge's name was good upon Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to. Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail. Mind! I don't mean to say that I know, of my own knowledge, what there is particularly dead about a door-nail. I might have been inclined, myself, to regard a coffin-nail as the deadest piece of ironmongery in the trade. But the wisdom of our ancestors is in the simile; and my unhallowed hands shall not disturb it, or the Country's done for. You will therefore permit me to repeat, emphatically, that Marley was as dead as a door-nail. Scrooge knew he was dead. Of course he did. How could it be otherwise. Scrooge and he were partners for I don?t know how many years. Scrooge was his sole executor, his sole administrator, his sole assign, his sole residuary legatee, his sole friend, and sole mourner. And even Scrooge was not so dreadfully cut up by the sad event, but that he was an excellent man of business on the very day of the funeral, and solemnised it with an undoubted bargain.Ê

A Christmas carol in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Google Play Books
  • Book Code : N.a
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  • Category : Religion
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“A national benefit and to every man or woman who reads it, a personal kindness.” --William Makepeace Thackeray The Western world typically thinks of Christmas as having a singular origin, away in a manger, but when you look at how the holiday is celebrated today, it’s hard to see a more powerful progenitor than Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. First published on December 17, 1843 as a novella, the story bestowed on Christmas its rich and complicated social character. Ebenezer’s epic Christmas Eve illustrates both the joy to be found in friends, family, and festive gatherings... and the dangers of letting such happiness and privilege blind you to the lives of the less fortunate. The story is a product of its time, a response to the ills of Victorian-era industrialization and the desire for tradition, but you only need to look at how varied the adaptations of A Christmas Carol have become--on stage, in film, and in song--to know that it is truly timeless. This exclusive edition of A Christmas Carol in Prose: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas is one adaptation not to miss. It is a scanned volume of the original novella--complete with original spooky title--enhanced with new illustrations and narration by artist and musician Jon Langford. Here Langford imagines the story as a stage production put on by a small West Yorkshire theater in 1916. Download it for free to see--and hear--each of the four ghosts as an early 20th century audience might have.

A Christmas Carol - (illustrated)

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Osmora Incorporated
  • Book Code : 2765904510
  • Total of Pages : 100
  • Category : Fiction
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A Christmas Carol IN PROSE BEING A Ghost Story of Christmas by Charles Dickens 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.

A Christmas Carol (Legend Classics)

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Legend Press
  • Book Code : 1789550602
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 978
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Part of the Legend Classics seriesNo space of regret can make amends for one life's opportunity misused.A Christmas Carol is one of the most beloved and heart-warming Christmas tales of all time. Ebenezer Scrooge is a greedy and unsympathetic man who has no time for Christmas. "If I could work my will," said Scrooge indignantly, "Every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding, and buried with a stake of holly through his heart. He should!"Yet everything changes when his former partner, Jacob Marley, returns from the dead to haunt him on Christmas Eve. Soon he has to face the Christmases of his past, present and future in a journey to become a better person.The Legend Classics series:Around the World in Eighty DaysThe Adventures of Huckleberry FinnThe Importance of Being EarnestAlice's Adventures in WonderlandThe MetamorphosisThe Railway ChildrenThe Hound of the BaskervillesFrankensteinWuthering HeightsThree Men in a BoatThe Time MachineLittle WomenAnne of Green GablesThe Jungle BookThe Yellow Wallpaper and Other StoriesDraculaA Study in ScarletLeaves of GrassThe Secret GardenThe War of the WorldsA Christmas CarolStrange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr HydeHeart of DarknessThe Scarlet LetterThis Side of ParadiseOliver TwistThe Picture of Dorian GrayTreasure IslandThe Turn of the ScrewThe Adventures of Tom SawyerEmmaThe TrialA Selection of Short Stories by Edgar Allen PoeGrimm Fairy Tales

The Complete Christmas Books of Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 1720
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
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  • Pdf File: the-complete-christmas-books-of-charles-dickens.pdf

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e-artnow presents to you the Charles Dickens Christmas collection with the complete novels and stories author dedicated to this most beloved holiday:_x000D_ A Christmas Carol_x000D_ The Chimes_x000D_ The Cricket on the Hearth_x000D_ The Battle of Life_x000D_ The Haunted Man_x000D_ A Christmas Tree_x000D_ What Christmas Is As We Grow Older_x000D_ The Poor Relation's Story_x000D_ The Child's Story_x000D_ The Schoolboy's Story_x000D_ Nobody's Story_x000D_ The Seven Poor Travellers_x000D_ The Holly-Tree_x000D_ The Wreck of the Golden Mary_x000D_ The Perils of Certain English Prisoners_x000D_ A House to Let_x000D_ The Haunted House_x000D_ A Message From the Sea_x000D_ Tom Tiddler's Ground_x000D_ Somebody's Luggage_x000D_ Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings_x000D_ Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy_x000D_ Doctor Marigold's Prescriptions_x000D_ Mugby Junction_x000D_ No Thoroughfare_x000D_ Christmas at Fezziwig's Warehouse

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens,John Mortimer
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  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Book Code : 140813487X
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Drama
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Perfect for pupils aged 11+, this play edition of Dicken's classic tale uses John Mortimer's much-loved dramatisation first produced by the RSC in 1994. It features an extensive section of classroom activities created by leading national experts in using Drama within English, Paul Bunyan and Ruth Moore. The scheme of work reflects all the latest requirements for KS3 and the new English GCSEs and is designed to raise standards in English and enable pupils to develop analytical thinking, independent learning and transferable skills. Dickens' tale of cold-hearted Ebenezer Scrooge has delighted generations of readers. This edition of the National Curriculum recommended author's work provides an engaging, active approach to studying the Literary Heritage and developing a range of reading, writing and speaking skills. Combining Mortimer's acclaimed adaptation with expertly written activities, this is the perfect edition for classroom use.

A Christmas Carol

By Grace Moore
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  • Publisher : Insight Publications
  • Book Code : 1921411910
  • Total of Pages : 68
  • Category : Education
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Insight Study Guides are written by experts and cover a range of popular literature, plays and films. Designed to provide insight and an overview about each text for students and teachers, these guides endeavor to develop knowledge and understanding rather than just provide answers and summaries.

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Book Code : 0191578584
  • Total of Pages : 496
  • Category : Literary Collections
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'What was merry Christmas to Scrooge? Out upon merry Christmas! What good had it ever done to him?' Ebenezer Scrooge is a bad-tempered skinflint who hates Christmas and all it stands for, but a ghostly visitor foretells three apparitions who will thaw Scrooge's frozen heart. A Christmas Carol has gripped the public imagination since it was first published in 1843, and it is now as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe or plum pudding. This edition reprints the story alongside Dickens's four other Christmas Books: The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man. All five stories show Dickens at his unpredictable best, jumbling together comedy and melodrama, genial romance and urgent social satire, in pursuit of his aim 'to awaken some loving and forbearing thoughts, never out of season in a Christian land'. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

A Christmas Carol: The Original Manuscript Edition

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Book Code : 0393608654
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Fiction
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A first-ever trade edition of the original manuscript of the beloved Christmas classic. Every year at the holidays, the historic Morgan Library & Museum in Manhattan displays one of the crown jewels of its extraordinary collection: the original manuscript of Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol, with its detailed emendations, deletions, and insertions in Dickens’s own hand. Here, for the first time in a beautiful trade edition, A Christmas Carol: The Original Manuscript Edition presents a facsimile of that invaluable manuscript, along with a typeset version of the story, a fascinating introduction by the Morgan’s chief literary curator on the history of the story, and a new foreword by Colm Tóibín celebrating its timeless appeal.

Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

By Jane Austen
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0593113187
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Cooking
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Puffin Plated: A Book-to-Table Reading Experience A deluxe, full-color hardback edition of the perennial Jane Austen classic featuring a selection of recipes for tea-time treats by the one and only Martha Stewart! Have your book and eat it, too, with this clever edition of a classic novel, featuring delicious recipes from celebrity chefs. In this edition of Jane Austen's regency classic Pride and Prejudice, plan a fancy tea party or book club gathering with recipes for sweet confections and pastries. From maple glazed scones and delicate sugar and spice cake, to berry tartlets and French macaroons. Bring your friends and family together with a good meal and a good book! Book includes full, unabridged text of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, interspersed with recipes, food photography, and special food artwork.

小氣財神(A Christmas Carol)〔有聲版〕

By 查爾斯•狄更斯(Charles Dickens)
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  • Publisher : 東西文坊
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 106
  • Category : Foreign Language Study
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  • Pdf File: 小氣財神-a-christmas-carol-有聲版.pdf

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【西洋英文經典有聲系列】旨在打造一個在閱讀經典名著的同時,還能親耳聆聽道地英文讀音的友善環境。讓讀者在欣賞大師的精彩文章之餘,還能一舉兩得,以耳朵來品嘗不同於單純文字的滋味。如果您的英文已達中級以上程度,與其讀些簡明的名著改寫版本,不如精讀原汁原味的原典吧,這才是貨真價實的文藝賞析。 《小氣財神》(A Christmas Carol)或譯成《聖誕頌歌》,是查爾斯.狄更斯(Charles Dickens)的聖誕系列作品,於1843年12月19日出版,由約翰.李奇(John Leech)負責插畫。《小氣財神》寫於一個舊有聖誕傳統逐漸式微的年代,由於本書廣受歡迎,使得聖誕節及其蘊含的精神再次得到重視。 狄更斯像處理曲譜(stave)一樣的把全書分為五段:(1)馬里的鬼魂;(2)三鬼魂之一(過去之魂);(3)三鬼魂之二(現在之魂);(4)最後的鬼魂(未來之魂);(5)終曲。描寫吝嗇刻薄的守財奴史古基,如何在一夜間被如夢似幻的靈異現象所救贖的整個過程。

A Christmas Carol BBC TV Tie-In

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1473532159
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Pdf File: a-christmas-carol-bbc-tv-tie-in.pdf

Book Short Summary:

QUIET AND DARK, BESIDE HIM STOOD THE PHANTOM, WITH ITS OUTSTRETCHED HAND A Christmas Carol, first published in 1843, is Charles Dickens’s timeless festive tale of transformation and redemption. On Christmas Eve Ebenezer Scrooge, the uncharitable miser, is visited by the ghost of his dead business partner, Jacob Marley, who comes with a warning. Later that evening, Scrooge falls into a deep sleep and is called upon in the night by three more spectres, the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. These apparitions bring strange visions and offer Scrooge the chance to absolve for his lifetime of avarice and greed. Accompanying a the three-part special from Steven Knight (Taboo, Peaky Blinders) starring Guy Pearce, Andy Serkis, Stephen Graham, Charlotte Riley, Joe Alwyn, Vinette Robinson, Jason Flemyng, Kayvan Novak and Lenny Rush. Written and executive produced by Steven Knight, executive produced by Tom Hardy, Ridley Scott, Dean Baker, David W. Zucker, Kate Crowe and Mona Qureshi for the BBC.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens (Book Analysis)

By Bright Summaries
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  • Book Code : 2808018347
  • Total of Pages : 60
  • Category : Study Aids
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Unlock the more straightforward side of A Christmas Carol with this concise and insightful summary and analysis! This engaging summary presents an analysis of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, one of the most beloved stories ever written by the renowned Victorian author. It tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly money-lender who torments his dutiful clerk Bob Cratchit. However, Scrooge soon comes to see the error of his ways when he is visited by a series of ghosts one Christmas Eve, in a heart-warming festive tale that has come to define the Christmas spirit. Charles Dickens is widely considered to be the most significant English novelist of the Victorian era, and many of his colourful, vividly crafted characters continue to captivate the public imagination even today. His best-known works include Oliver Twist, A Tale of Two Cities, David Copperfield and A Christmas Carol. Find out everything you need to know about A Christmas Carol in a fraction of the time! This in-depth and informative reading guide brings you: • A complete plot summary • Character studies • Key themes and symbols • Questions for further reflection Why choose BrightSummaries.com? Available in print and digital format, our publications are designed to accompany you on your reading journey. The clear and concise style makes for easy understanding, providing the perfect opportunity to improve your literary knowledge in no time. See the very best of literature in a whole new light with BrightSummaries.com!

Geronimo Stilton Classic Tales: A Christmas Carol

By Geronimo Stilton
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  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Book Code : 1338547046
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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Ebenezer Scrooge is a cranky old mouse who is only concerned with his business and making money. Scrooge things Christmas is just a waste of time. But on the night of Christmas Eve three ghosts visit him, taking him on a journey through his past, present, and future. His experience could change him forever and teach him the true meaning of Christmas!

Ladybird Classics: A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Book Code : 0718199928
  • Total of Pages : 72
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 291
  • Pdf File: ladybird-classics.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This Ladybird Classic ebook is an abridged retelling of the classic story of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, making it perfect for introducing the story to younger children, or for newly confident readers to tackle alone.

A Christmas Carol

By Lesley Sims
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  • Publisher : Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • Book Code : 1409585778
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 661
  • Pdf File: a-christmas-carol.pdf

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Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean-spirited old man who hates everything - even Christmas! But when three spirits visit him one Christmas Eve, Scrooge is taken on a journey into the past, present and future that will change him forever. The classic Dickens story retold for children growing in reading confidence. "Irresistible for children learning to read'" - Child Education Plus

A Christmas Carol (Unabridged and Fully Illustrated)

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8074848493
  • Total of Pages : 73
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 115
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This carefully crafted ebook: “A Christmas Carol (Unabridged and Fully Illustrated)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens, first published by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. The story tells of bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation resulting from supernatural visits from Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular.

This Christmas (A Reimagining of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol)

By Tracey Mayhew
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  • Publisher : Tracey Mayhew
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 150
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 275
  • Pdf File: this-christmas.pdf

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Three ghosts… Two choices… One chance to get it right. Morgan Scott hates everything about Christmas, from the garish Christmas jumpers to the over-the-top Christmas songs. Is it any wonder she wants to bury herself in work, until the dreaded holiday is well and truly over? But her plans fly out the window when, on Christmas Eve, she receives an unexpected visitor and there begins the rollercoaster ride through her past, present and future… straight to the only man she has ever given her heart to. This Christmas, will Morgan finally see the error of her ways and reclaim the love she had rejected or will she continue on the same path, no matter where it leads? This Christmas is a fun and festive reimagining of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, perfect for anyone who loves second chance winter romances and

A Christmas Carol - with the original illustrations by John Leech

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8026802764
  • Total of Pages : 86
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 762
  • Pdf File: a-christmas-carol-with-the-original-illustrations.pdf

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This carefully crafted ebook: “A Christmas Carol - with the original illustrations by John Leech” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. A Christmas Carol is a novella by English author Charles Dickens, first published by Chapman & Hall on 19 December 1843. The story tells of bitter and miserly Ebenezer Scrooge's ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation resulting from supernatural visits from Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. Charles John Huffam Dickens (1812 – 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular.

A Christmas Carol Murder

By Heather Redmond
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  • Publisher : Kensington Books
  • Book Code : 1496717201
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 630
  • Pdf File: a-christmas-carol-murder.pdf

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In this clever reimagining of Charles Dickens’s life, he and fiancée Kate Hogarth must solve the murder of an old miser, just before Christmas . . . London, December 1835: Charles and Kate are out with friends and family for a chilly night of caroling and good cheer. But their blood truly runs cold when their singing is interrupted by a body plummeting from an upper window of a house. They soon learn the dead man, his neck strangely wrapped in chains, is Jacob Harley, the business partner of the resident of the house, an unpleasant codger who owns a counting house, one Emmanuel Screws. Ever the journalist, Charles dedicates himself to discovering who's behind the diabolical defenestration. But before he can investigate further, Harley's corpse is stolen. Following that, Charles is visited in his quarters by what appears to be Harley's ghost—or is it merely Charles’s overwrought imagination? He continues to suspect Emmanuel, the same penurious penny pincher who denied his father a loan years ago, but Kate insists the old man is too weak to heave a body out a window. Their mutual affection and admiration can accommodate a difference of opinion, but matters are complicated by the unexpected arrival of an infant orphan. Charles must find the child a home while solving a murder, to ensure that the next one in chains is the guilty party . . . Praise for the Dickens of a Crime Mysteries! “Mystery fans and history buffs alike should cheer.” —KirkusSTARRED Review “Sharp, incisive, and delightfully twisty. I’m sure I won't be the only reader exclaiming, ‘What the Dickens?!’” —Anna Lee Huber, bestselling author. “As easy to read as one of Mr. Dickens’ actual novels and as entertaining.” —New York Journal of Books “Fans of Anne Perry will love this one.” —Dianne Freeman, award–winning author

The Best of Charles Dickens

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 2245
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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  • Pdf File: the-best-of-charles-dickens.pdf

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This unique collection of Dickens' greatest works includes: The Pickwick Papers Oliver Twist A Christmas Carol David Copperfield Bleak House Hard Times A Tale of Two Cities Great Expectations Charles John Huffam Dickens ( 1812 – 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular.

A Christmas Carol

By Em Woods
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  • Publisher : Totally Entwined Group (USA+CAD)
  • Book Code : 1781841918
  • Total of Pages : 100
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 408
  • Pdf File: a-christmas-carol.pdf

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The Classics Exposed... Love at first sight is a beautiful thing, but sometimes, true love waits a lifetime to shine...and then needs a little help from the Three Ghosts of Christmas. As a young man, Ebenezer Scrooge felt the sharp pain of loss and resolved to protect his heart from all others, taking solace in his gold and silver. Years of discarding his own emotions, and those of anyone around him, has turned Scrooge cold. When deceased lover and partner Jacob Marley pays miserly Scrooge a late night visit, pride and disbelief buoy Scrooge's courage. As the fabled Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet-to-Come arrive to show Scrooge the error of his ways, they also give him brief glimpses of a love so strong it has stood the test of time. In an inspiring tale of change, a deep-seated need flares to life, leaving Scrooge without a doubt that love and family are what really matter at Christmas.

A Christmas Carol - Enhanced Edition

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Book Code : 1782344020
  • Total of Pages : 96
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 515
  • Pdf File: a-christmas-carol-enhanced-edition.pdf

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A Christmas Carol is Charles Dickens's classic tale of the redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge. This enhanced iBookstore edition contains the classic text as well as an all-new full-cast dramatization. In this classic tale, we re-live the iconic story where the mean old businessman is visited by the spirits of Christmases past, present and future. With a cast of eleven actors performing the well-known roles of everyone from Jacob Marley to Tiny Tim, this fresh production breathes new life into a much-loved seasonal favourite.

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101565608
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 135
  • Pdf File: a-christmas-carol-and-other-christmas-stories.pdf

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A delightful holiday collection that includes “A Christmas Carol” and other classic Charles Dickens Christmas stories. As much a part of Christmas as mistletoe and carolers, Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” was once read publicly on Christmas Eve each year by Dickens himself. This heartwarming tale continues to stir in us the same feelings of repentance, forgiveness, and love that transformed Ebenezer Scrooge from grumbling, “Bah! Humbug!” to sharing Tiny Tim's happy “God bless us, every one!” Dickens’s other Christmas stories prove as rich as his most famous. “A Christmas Tree” describes a Victorian Christmas as seen through a child’s delighted eyes. “Christmas Dinner” celebrates the reunion of a divided family, while the Christmas chapters from The Pickwick Papers move from the exhilaration of a Christmas wedding to a shivery ghost story that foreshadows the spirits seen by Scrooge. Warmly nostalgic and beautifully written, the Christmas stories of Charles Dickens deserve a very special place in our memories and our hearts.

Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol

By Tom Mula
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  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Book Code : 1608448355
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 916
  • Pdf File: jacob-marley-s-christmas-carol.pdf

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"Scrooge? I have to redeem old Scrooge? The one man I knew who was worse than I was? Impossible! I'll never be able to..." DICKENS ONLY GAVE US part of the story! Chained, shackled, and condemned to a hellish eternity, Ebenezer Scrooge's mean, sour, pruney old business partner has only one chance to free himself: to escape his own chains, he must first redeem Scrooge. So begins a journey of laughter and terror, redemption and renewal, during which Scrooge's heart, indeed, is opened; but not before Marley-in this irreverent, funny and deeply moving story-discovers his own. Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol was originally published in 1995 by Adams Media; it was immediately a Chicago Tribune bestseller. The audio version was broadcast nationwide on National Public Radio for six seasons. The play premiered in 1998 at Chicago's Goodman Theatre and won a handful of awards. It has received hundreds of productions worldwide. "Marley's Christmas? Impossible! But you did it!" -Ray Bradbury ..".Nothing less than an anthem to human nature, to imagination, and to the wonder of a compelling story told by a wondrous storyteller..." -Chicago Tribune TOM MULA has been an awardwinning actor, director, and playwright for more than 30 years. He spent seven seasons (and over 400 performances) as the Goodman Theatre's Scrooge.

5 Christmas Books (Unabridged and Fully Illustrated: A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Cricket on the Hearth; The Battle of Life; The Haunted Man)

By Charles Dickens
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Book Code : 8074848485
  • Total of Pages : 398
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 371
  • Pdf File: 5-christmas-books.pdf

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This carefully crafted ebook: “5 Christmas Books (Unabridged and Fully Illustrated: A Christmas Carol; The Chimes; The Cricket on the Hearth; The Battle of Life; The Haunted Man)” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. A Christmas Carol The tale has been viewed by critics as an indictment of 19th-century industrial capitalism. It has been credited with restoring the holiday to one of merriment and festivity in Britain and America after a period of sobriety and sombreness. The Chimes The story of Trotty Veck, a poor ticket porter, whose outlook is changed from despair to hope by the spirits of the chimes on New Year's Eve. The Cricket on the Hearth Short tale written by Charles Dickens as a Christmas book for 1845 but published in 1846. The title creature is a sort of barometer of life at the home of John Peerybingle and his much younger wife Dot. When things go well, the cricket on the hearth chirps; it is silent when there is sorrow. Tackleton, a jealous old man, poisons John's mind about Dot, but the cricket through its supernatural powers restores John's confidence and all ends happily. The Battle of Life In this tale, the main characters live in a rural English village that was the site of an historic battle. The battle comes to symbolize the struggles these characters face in their daily lives. The Haunted Man Is a novella by Charles Dickens first published in 1848. It is the fifth and last of Dickens' Christmas novellas. The story is more about the spirit of the holidays than about the holidays themselves, harking back to the first of the series, A Christmas Carol. The tale centers around a Professor Redlaw and those close to him. Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's most memorable fictional characters and is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period. During his life, his works enjoyed unprecedented fame, and by the twentieth century his literary genius was broadly acknowledged by critics and scholars. His novels and short stories continue to be widely popular.

Keeping Christmas

By Allison Pittman
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  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Book Code : 1493427687
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 204
  • Pdf File: keeping-christmas.pdf

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Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol is second only to the nativity story itself when it comes to public consciousness. Just as Jesus Christ changed the world on the night of his birth, so Ebenezer Scrooge changes during a single night of supernatural visitations. In Keeping Christmas, novelist and Dickens enthusiast Allison Pittman offers 25 readings for advent, seamlessly bringing together the Word of God and the words of A Christmas Carol. This contemplative, entertaining read is the perfect companion for those dark winter nights as we eagerly anticipate the coming celebration of Christmas when, like Scrooge, we are given the gift of reflection, repentance, and life anew. Beautifully packaged and highly designed throughout, Keeping Christmas is sure to become a treasured family tradition--much like the reading or viewing of A Christmas Carol.

Old Scrooge: A Christmas Carol in Five Staves.

By Чарльз Диккенс,Charles Scott
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  • Publisher : Litres
  • Book Code : 5040546645
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Drama
  • Members : 247
  • Pdf File: old-scrooge.pdf

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Read and download full book Old Scrooge: A Christmas Carol in Five Staves.

Penguin Readers Level 1: A Christmas Carol (ELT Graded Reader)

By Charles Dickens
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Book Code : 0241482216
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category : Foreign Language Study
  • Members : 382
  • Pdf File: penguin-readers-level-1.pdf

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Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series. Please note that the eBook edition does NOT include access to the audio edition and digital book. Written for learners of English as a foreign language, each title includes carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. A Christmas Carol, a Level 1 Reader, is A1 in the CEFR framework. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, introducing the past simple tense and some simple modals, adverbs and gerunds. Illustrations support the text throughout, and many titles at this level are graphic novels. Ebenezer Scrooge hates Christmas. He is angry that people are not working. Then, he meets the ghost of his old partner, Jacob Marley. Can Scrooge be a good person before it is too late? Visit the Penguin Readers website Register to access online resources including tests, worksheets and answer keys. Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock a digital book and audio edition (not available with the eBook).