A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Books
The final volume in the Everyman’s Library Charles Dickens collection: the timeless story of everyone’s favorite misanthrope, Ebenezer Scrooge, together with four more of Dickens’s Christmas tales and with Arthur Rackham’s classic illustrations.
No holiday season is complete without the story of tightfisted Mr. Scrooge, of his long-suffering and mild-mannered clerk, Bob Cratchit, of Bob’s kindhearted lame son, Tiny Tim, and of the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future.
First published in 1843,A Christmas Carolwas republished in 1852 in a new edition with four other Christmas stories—The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life,andThe Haunted Man.These beloved tales revived the notion of the Christmas “spirit”—and have kept it alive ever since.
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Tis the SeasonUser Review - Overstock.com
I bought this book because I wanted to read A Christmas Carol. I loved the story so much! Nothing better to put you in a Christmas mood! I just finished reading The Chimes and I'm now reading The Cricket on the Hearth. Great book, good illustrations. ...
Review: A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas BooksUser Review - MJ Nicholls - Goodreads
Five Christmas novellas from 1843-1848, Dickens's Xmas-crazy period (followed by the rest of his career), ranging from the oft-forgotten title piece (who reads that anymore?) to the four others read ... Read full review