Cover of: A Christmas Carol | Charles Dickens


  • Introduction
    G. K. Chesterton
  • Preface
    B. W. Matz
  • Illustrator
    John Leech

A Christmas Carol

In Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

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Published by Cecil Palmer in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

An allegorical novella descibing the rehabilitation of bitter, miserly businessman Ebenezer Scrooge. The reader is witness to his transformation as Scrooge is shown the error of his ways by the ghost of former partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future. The first of the Christmas books (Dickens released one a year from 1843–1847) it became an instant hit.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
Preface xii
Stave I Marley's Ghost 1
Stave II The First of the Three Spirits 39
Stave III The Second of the Three Spirits 74
Stave IV The Last of the Spirits 121
Stave V The End of It 152

Edition Notes

A facsimile of the Original Edition

The Physical Object

xviii, 166 p. :

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