A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens and Richard Kelly

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 15/03/2003

RRP  $27.99 $27.50
Emerging from Dickens's preoccupation in the early 1840s with issues of poverty, ignorance, and cruelty, this classic story of Ebeneezer Scrooge, visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve, was first published in 1843 to strong reviews and popular success. The Broadview edition uses the first edition with original drawings by John Leech.

This edition also includes Washington Irving's descriptions of English Christmas customs; essays by Dickens on Christmas, and his essay "A Walk in a Workhouse"; a British government report on the lives of child labourers; a speech by Dickens on the importance of educating the poor; selected letters; contemporary reviews; and a listing of film, television, and radio adaptations of the book.
ISBN:
9781551114767
9781551114767
Category:
Classic fiction (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
15-03-2003
Language:
English
Publisher:
Broadview Press Ltd
Country of origin:
Canada
Pages:
239
Dimensions (mm):
213x140x15mm
Weight:
0.3kg
Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was born in 1812 and became the most popular novelist of the Victorian era.

A prolific writer, he published more than a dozen novels in his lifetime, including Oliver Twist, Great Expectations and Hard Times, most of which have been adapted many times over for radio, stage and screen.

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