A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens
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Everyone is familiar with this classic Christmas story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly, unpleasant man who despises Christmas and overworks his clerk Bob Cratchit. As he prepares for another Christmas Eve without celebration, Scrooge is greeted by his dead business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him that his greed will not go unpunished. At first, Scrooge doesn't heed Marley's warning, but soon he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Christmas Yet to Come. He is made to face his cruel nature, and to consider whether he should change his ways. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

A Christmas Carol In Prose Being A Ghost Story Of Christmas

Author: Charles Dickens
Editor: Google Play Books
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“A national benefit and to every man or woman who reads it, a personal kindness.” --William Makepeace Thackeray The Western world typically thinks of Christmas as having a singular origin, away in a manger, but when you look at how the holiday is celebrated today, it’s hard to see a more powerful progenitor than Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. First published on December 17, 1843 as a novella, the story bestowed on Christmas its rich and complicated social character. Ebenezer’s epic Christmas Eve illustrates both the joy to be found in friends, family, and festive gatherings... and the dangers of letting such happiness and privilege blind you to the lives of the less fortunate. The story is a product of its time, a response to the ills of Victorian-era industrialization and the desire for tradition, but you only need to look at how varied the adaptations of A Christmas Carol have become--on stage, in film, and in song--to know that it is truly timeless. This exclusive edition of A Christmas Carol in Prose: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas is one adaptation not to miss. It is a scanned volume of the original novella--complete with original spooky title--enhanced with new illustrations and narration by artist and musician Jon Langford. Here Langford imagines the story as a stage production put on by a small West Yorkshire theater in 1916. Download it for free to see--and hear--each of the four ghosts as an early 20th century audience might have.

Englits A Christmas Carol Pdf

Author: Publishing Interlingua Publishing
Editor: InterLingua Publishing
ISBN: 1602991111
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A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408134861
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Perfect for pupils aged 11+, this stage version of Dickens' classic tale uses John Mortimer's much-loved dramatisation.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Michael Wilson
Editor: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822223115
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THE STORY: This theatrical and spirited version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL puts the phantasmagoric qualities of Charles Dickens' classic tale center stage. A swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts that weave through this uplifting holiday story of redemption

A Christmas Carol

Author: Tony Mitton
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1408355418
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A captivating picture book retelling of Charles Dickens' classic tale about the true meaning of Christmas. Mean old Ebenezer Scrooge hates everything. Even Christmas! Until, one frosty Christmas Eve, Scrooge receives a visit from three ghostly spirits, who whisk him away on a magical journey through past, present and future... but can they melt his frozen heart before it's too late? Introduce even the youngest of children to this timeless story and share in the true spirit of Christmas, with this magical picture book retelling - combining an accessible, rhyming text with evocative illustrations.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Seán Michael Wilson
Editor: Classical Comics
ISBN: 1906332185
Size: 18,97 MB
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Ebenezer Scrooge is a selfish, miserable miser. The only thing he cares about is making money and keeping it. He despises the poor and needy, and more that anything he hates Christmas ... until one Christmas he gets a rude awakening to just how shallow and sad his life really is.