Some Christmas Stories

Author: Charles Dickens
Editor: Xist Publishing
ISBN: 1681955962
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Six Christmas Stories from Charles Dickens “But, one day, of a sudden, the traveller lost the child. He called to him over and over again, but got no answer. So, he went upon his road, and went on for a little while without meeting anything, until at last he came to a handsome boy. So, he said to the boy, ‘What do you do here?’ And the boy said, ‘I am always learning. Come and learn with me.’” - Charles Dickens, The Child’s Story Some Christmas Stories by Charles Dickens is a collection of six short stories all revolving around the Christmas spirit. But these stories are first and foremost essays about life and about its struggles. Don’t expect a Christmas Carol-type of atmosphere, instead expect some experimental Charles Dickens’ story creation. ,This book has been professionally formatted for e-readers and contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it.

Some Christmas Stories

Author: Carlo Collodi
Editor: Hyweb Technology Co. Ltd.
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Some Christmas Stories Large Print

Author: Charles Dickens
Editor: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781797683386
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In this charming collection of short stories, Dickens presents a galaxy of beautifully drawn characters. He presents the branches of Christmas tree as ladders which one climbs in the journey from childhood to youth. Going through the book evokes the sweet memories of childhood.

Some Christmas Stories Annotated

Author: Charles Dickens
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Differentiated book- It has a historical context with research of the time-Some Christmas Stories by Charles Dickens.Dickens's relationship with Christmas extends far beyond the success of A Christmas Carol, with five short Christmas books and countless slighter stories on a festive theme. In all of them he uses Christmas as a time to wake up the dozing conscience of the prosperous urban middle classes. Charles Dickens - Charles John Huffam Dickens FRSA (February 7, 1812 - June 9, 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is considered by many to be the best novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime, and by the 20th century, critics and scholars recognized him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are still widely read today.Born in Portsmouth, Dickens dropped out of school to work in a factory when his father was incarcerated in a debtor's prison. Despite his lack of formal education, he edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, five novels, hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles, lectured and read extensively, was a tireless letter writer, and campaigned. vigorous for children. rights, education and other social reforms.

Some Christmas Stories Charles Dickens

Author: Charles Dickens
Editor: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781540749895
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I HAVE been looking on, this evening, at a merry company of children assembled round that pretty German toy, a Christmas Tree. The tree was planted in the middle of a great round table, and towered high above their heads. It was brilliantly lighted by a multitude of little tapers; and everywhere sparkled and glittered with bright objects. There were rosy-cheeked dolls, hiding behind the green leaves; and there were real watches (with movable hands, at least, and an endless capacity of being wound up) dangling from innumerable twigs; there were French-polished tables, chairs, bedsteads, wardrobes, eight-day clocks, and various other articles of domestic furniture (wonderfully made, in tin, at Wolverhampton), perched among the boughs, as if in preparation for some fairy housekeeping; there were jolly, broad-faced little men, much more agreeable in appearance than many real men-and no wonder, for their heads took off, and showed them to be full of sugar-plums; there were fiddles and drums; there were tambourines, books, work-boxes, paint-boxes, sweetmeat-boxes, peep-show boxes, and all kinds of boxes; there were trinkets for the elder girls, far brighter than any grown-up gold and jewels; there were baskets and pincushions in all devices; there were guns, swords, and banners; there were witches standing in enchanted rings of pasteboard, to tell fortunes; there were teetotums, humming-tops, needle-cases, pen-wipers, smelling-bottles...

Household Words Christmas Stories

Author: Charles Dickens
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Christmas Stories Rediscovered

Author: Frank R. Stockton
Editor: Wildside Press LLC
ISBN: 1434447731
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This collection of delightful Christmas stories from the pages of "The Century Illustrated Magazine" includes the works of such notable nineteenth-century authors as Sarah Orne Jewett, Jacob Riis, Frank R. Stockton, and Ruth McEnery Stuart, among many others. Editor Barbara Quarton's introductory comments provide valuable context for each story, heightening the experience for readers unfamiliar with the circumstances of daily life in turn-of-the-century America. Curl up in front of a fire—and prepare to be charmed by Pop Baker, Cousin Fanny, Wulfy, and the snow babies. "Christmas Stories Rediscovered" is a wonderful holiday read!

The Christmas Stories

Author: Charles Dickens
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1407057790
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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.