A Christmas Carol

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Simon and Schuster, Oct 9, 2007 - Fiction - 160 pages
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The story of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, and the ghosts who show him the true spirit of Christmas.

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User Review  - kelseypeterson - LibraryThing

I loved A Christmas Carol. This book shows the importance of sharing and giving. This book also can show that people can change throughout their life. All Mr. Scrooge needed was someone to show him ... Read full review

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I enjoyed this book very much. Scrooge is a great redemptive story so full of hope. Read full review

Contents

Preface
3
The First of the Three Spirits
28
The Second of
50
The Last of the Spirits
78
The End of It
97
Notes
106
Critical Excerpts
126
Questions for Discussion
139
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About the author (2007)

Charles Dickens (1821-1870) used his fiction to criticize the injustices of his time, especially the brutal treatment

of the poor. He is also the author of Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby, David Copperfield, A Tale of Two Cities, and Great Expectations. He was born in Portsmouth, England.

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