Christmas Carol, A

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Tom Doherty Associates, Dec 15, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 128 pages
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This edition of A Christmas Carol includes a Foreword and Biographical Note by Jane Yolen.

Scrooge was a foul old man who wrapped his cold, uncaring heart in chains. Chains of greed. Bigotry. Contempt. Apathy. Selfishness. He detested the world, and was alone. Until the night his long-dead partner Marley appeared.

A hideous spectre forced to walk the earth forever, Marley was damned. As Scrooge would be...unless he agrees to face three ghosts. One would take Scrooge back to the memories he'd buried. One would show Scrooge the world of joy and friendship he'd rejected. One would force Scrooge into the dreadful shadow of the future he'd forged.

Three ghosts of Christmas. Of Christmas Past. Of Christmas Present. Of Christmas Yet to Come. All offering Scrooge a single gift--a chance.
A last chance to give love.
A last chance to join life.



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I think being cold and hard like Scrooge is very sad and lonely thing. I want to be friendly always.And I want to enjoy everyday with my family and friends. But , through many experiences, Scrooge ... Read full review

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Contents

STAVE ONE MARLEYS GHOST
1
STAVE TWO THE FIRST OF THE THREE SPIRITS
27
STAVE THREE THE SECOND OF THE THREE SPIRITS
51
STAVE FOUR THE LAST OF THE SPIRITS
83
STAVE FIVE THE END OF IT
104
AFTERWORD
114
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Considered by many to be the greatest novelist of the English language, Charles John Hummham Dickens was born Februrary 7, 1812, in Portsmouth, England. Some of his most populars works include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, A Tale of Two Cities and Great Expectations.

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