A Christmas Carol (Penguin Christmas Classics) by Charles Dickens PDF

By Charles Dickens

ISBN-10: 0698170911

ISBN-13: 9780698170919

One of 5 cherished Christmas classics
 
First released on December 19, 1843, A Christmas Carol used to be an immediate vintage: Londoners thronged to listen to Dickens learn it in individual and purchased out the 1st printing in days. Its reception was once so ecstatic that it truly is credited with assisting to restore curiosity one of the Victorians in Christmas traditions, together with caroling and vacation playing cards, in addition to inciting an unforeseen wave of charitable giving from Britain’s business Age robber barons. Originally conceived as a pamphlet opposed to exploitative capitalism prior to taking its present shape, it has encouraged dozens of theatrical and film adaptions, and its characters, from Scrooge to Tiny Tim, are perpetually inscribed in our hearts and minds.

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