A Christmas Carol: Illustrated - First Published In 1843

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017 - 108 pages
"Bah!" said Scrooge, "Humbug!"

For the old miser Ebenezer Scrooge is to wish a Merry Christmas "Humbug!" On a fateful Christmas Eve the old miser is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Marley. The ghost announces the visit of three haunting guests, representing Scrooge's past, present, and future.
The three ghosts keep in mind that the time has come for Ebenezer Scrooge to change his way of life - before it is too late ...

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Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on February 7, 1812. His happy early childhood was interrupted when his father was sent to debtors' prison, and young Dickens had to go to work in a factory at age twelve. Later, he took jobs as an office boy and journalist before publishing essays and stories in the 1830s. His first novel, The Pickwick Papers, made him a famous and popular author at the age of twenty-five. Subsequent works were published serially in periodicals and cemented his reputation as a master of colorful characterization, and as a harsh critic of social evils and corrupt institutions. His many books include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Great Expectations, Little Dorrit, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities. Dickens married Catherine Hogarth in 1836, and the couple had nine children before separating in 1858 when he began a long affair with Ellen Ternan, a young actress. Despite the scandal, Dickens remained a public figure, appearing often to read his fiction. He died in 1870, leaving his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished.

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