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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nosajeel - LibraryThing
After The Christmas Carol Dickens wrote four more Christmas novellas, generally of declining although still high quality. Then he shifted to annual Christmas editions of his journals, first Household ... Read full review