Cover of: A Christmas Carol (Puffin Classics) | Charles Dickens, Kareen Taylerson

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.

First Sentence

Marley was dead, to begin with.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7354034M
ISBN 10
0140367233
ISBN 13
9780140367232
Library Thing
1549
Goodreads
1198287

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April 24, 2010 Edited by Open Library Bot Fixed duplicate goodreads IDs.
April 29, 2008 Created by an anonymous user Inital record created, from an amazon.com record.