Here is the original Christmas classic that is often credited with returning the true spirit of Christmas to the holiday. This edition features the original interior artwork by John Leech. Come spend Christmas with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, Jacob Marley, Ebenezer Scrooge, and all the ghosts of Christmas. Truly a timeless wonder.
Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" is one of the classic heart warming Christmas stories that have delighted readers for decades. "A Christmas Carol" is the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a cold and bitter miser who despises Christmas and everything about it. When the ghost of his old partner Jacob Marley and then three additional ghosts visit him on Christmas Eve he finally learns of the true spirit of Christmas.
This is an exact reproduction of the first 1843 edition of the tremendously popular, A Christmas Carol In Prose Being a Ghost Story of Christmas by Charles Dickens. It is produced using a scan of a surviving copy of the 1843 original held by the Taylor Institution at University of Oxford in England.Although the author of many famous works, none are more famous than A Christmas Carol. Each Christmas season, movie and TV adaptations of A Christmas Carol are played over and over again. Much of the way that we celebrate Christmas comes from A Christmas Carol. The word "scrooge" as a mean and miserly person was introduced into the English Language by A Christmas Carol. One of the most popular Disney cartoon characters is Scrooge McDuck, who still has the first dime he earned and goes swimming in his money pit filled with gold coins. Dickens was already a famous author when this book was written. He visited America in 1842, where he was mobbed by fans everywhere he went. A Christmas Carol was written the following year after his return to England.John Leech was born August 29, 1817 in London. In addition to his eight drawings for A Christmas Carol, he was the illustrator of many other works. The word "cartoon" was first attributed to his drawings, which appeared in Punch.
Written by Charles Dickens and first published in December 1843, A Christmas Carol is the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old miser who eventually learns the true meaning of Christmas after being visited by the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come. A festive tale full of extremes, from darkness and despair to joy and warmth, it is one of the most enduring in English literature, has been adapted for stage and screen countless times and is rightly considered an all-time classic.
Святочный рассказ с привидениями «A Christmas Carol» («Гимн Рождеству») – одно из немногих английских произведений о Рождестве, гимн в прозе, наполненный светлым чувством праздника. Англичане верят в чудо Рождества. Пусть хоть на один день, но счастье может посетить дом, в котором раньше гостила безнадега! Даже старый черствый скряга Скрудж под Рождество становится добряком и усыновляет сиротку Тима. Данная аудиокнига на русском и английском языках. A Christmas Carol The Signalman Гимн Рождеству Связист
The book was written at a time when the British were examining and exploring Christmas traditions from the past as well as new customs such as Christmas cards and Christmas trees. Carol singing took a new lease on life during this time. Dickens' sources for the tale appear to be many and varied, but are, principally, the humiliating experiences of his childhood, his sympathy for the poor, and various Christmas stories and fairy tales.These Christmas Stories in a whimsical kind of masque which the good humour of the season justified, to awaken some loving and forbearing thoughts, never out of season in a Christian land.
A level 3 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Retold for Learners of English by Clare West. Christmas is humbug, Scrooge says – just a time when you find yourself a year older and not a penny richer. The only thing that matters to Scrooge is business, and making money. But on Christmas Eve three spirits come to visit him. They take him travelling on the wings of the night to see the shadows of Christmas past, present, and future – and Scrooge learns a lesson that he will never forget.…
Unabridged edition of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, offered here for chump change. The tale was written in October 1843 to help supplement his family's income and “strike a sledgehammer blow” for the poor.It is the tale of a miser given a second chance. From an author needing to get out of debt. A story of redemption and forgiveness. The story of Christmas.ContentsStave One: Marley’s Ghost ......................................................... 3Stave Two: The First of the Three Sprits .................................. 12Stave Three: The Second of the Three Sprits ............................ 21Stave Four: The Last of the Sprits ............................................. 32Stave Five: The End of It ........................................................... 40
"God bless Us, Every One!" brings images of the Christmas Spirit into the mind of children of all ages. Read this classic Christmas story to your children and make it a family tradition.A true Christmas story about the transformation of Ebenezer Scrooge form a miserly old grump to a charitable man filled with the Christmas Spirit. And it only took the visit of four ghosts!After being warned by his deceased partners, Jacob Marley, ghost Scrooge is visited by three additional. These visits lead Scrooge through a transformation where in the end he is filled with joy and love.This is a classic Christmas tale worthy of becoming a family reading tradition.