The Christmas Stories
After the success of A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens' name became so synonymous with Christmas that on hearing of his death in 1870 a young girl in London asked, "Mr. Dickens dead? Then will Father Christmas die too?" But A Christmas Carol is just the most famous of his Christmas stories, and those contained here in this unforgettable collection - The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life and The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain - show Dickens at his heartwarming best.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AliceAnna - LibraryThing
The true short story is not Dicken's forte. I enjoyed one of the novellas he co-wrote with Wilkie Collins ("No Thoroughfare") and a couple of the other longer works, but as a short story artist, he is ... Read full review