A Christmas Carol
Completed in a mere six weeks, A Christmas Carol is Charles Dickens’s enduring tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, who learns the true meaning of charity through the supernatural visits of his deceased partner, Jacob Marley, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. His spiritual transformation complete, Scrooge sends his overworked clerk, Bob Cratchit, a prize turkey for his family’s holiday dinner and provides the means for the medical treatment for Cratchit’s young son, Tiny Tim.
An instant classic upon publication in 1843, A Christmas Carol has never been out of print, and has been adapted for stage, screen and other media.
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