Dickens at Christmas

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448129621

Category: Fiction

Page: 592

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A selection of the best of Dickens' Christmas stories and writings, in one beautiful edition It is said that Charles Dickens invented Christmas, and within these pages you'll certainly find all the elements of a quintessential traditional Christmas brought to vivid life: snowy rooftops, gleaming shop windows, steaming bowls of punch, plum puddings like speckled cannon balls, sage and onion stuffing, miracles, magic, charity and goodwill. This beautifully produced Vintage Classics edition gathers together not only Dickens' Christmas Books ('A Christmas Carol', 'The Chimes', 'The Battle of Life','The Cricket on the Hearth' and 'The Haunted Man') but also stories that Dickens wrote for the special seasonal editions of his periodicals All the Year Round and Household Words, and a festive tale from The Pickwick Papers. A must-have for Christmas, this edition should be as necessary to your festivities as holly, mistletoe and silver bells.
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A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

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Page: 100

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Everyone is familiar with this classic Christmas story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly, unpleasant man who despises Christmas and overworks his clerk Bob Cratchit. As he prepares for another Christmas Eve without celebration, Scrooge is greeted by his dead business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him that his greed will not go unpunished. At first, Scrooge doesn't heed Marley's warning, but soon he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Christmas Yet to Come. He is made to face his cruel nature, and to consider whether he should change his ways. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.
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A Christmas Carol

A Ghost Story of Christmas

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: The Floating Press

ISBN: 177541048X

Category: Fiction

Page: 153

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Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol under financial duress, but it became one of his most popular and enduring stories. The old miser Ebenezer Scrooge cares nothing for family, friends, love or Christmas. All he cares about is money. Then one Christmas Eve he is visited by three ghosts: Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet To Come. These encounters leave Scrooge deeply moved and forever changed. Historians believe that A Christmas Carol contributed greatly to the modern sentimental Christmas.
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Christmas with Dickens

Seasonal recipes inspired by the life and work of Charles Dickens

Author: Pen Vogler

Publisher: CICO Books

ISBN: 9781782496458

Category: Cooking

Page: 64

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No author is more closely associated with the food of Christmas than Charles Dickens, and with this collection you will be able to recreate classic Victorian dishes and drinks of the season, as featured in the writings of “the man who invented Christmas.” No author is more closely associated with the food of Christmas than Charles Dickens, and with this collection you will be able to recreate classic Victorian dishes and drinks of the season, as featured in the writings of “the man who invented Christmas.” From Mrs Cratchit’s plum pudding to Mr Pickwick’s "mighty bowl of wassail," Charles Dickens's novels and other writings are alive with examples of good food being enjoyed in good company. In this selection of Victorian classics, updated for modern cooks, you will find old favorites for Christmas dinner such as roast fowl with tarragon, plus recipes for entertaining, such as lobster patties and a Charlotte Russe. There’s even a recipe for a hand-raised pork pie to keep in the pantry for unexpected visitors (or escaped convicts.)
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Christmas and Charles Dickens

Author: David Parker

Publisher: Ams PressInc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Social Science

Page: 355

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"You could say, couldn't you, that Charles Dickens was the man who invented Christmas?" When he was curator of London's Charles Dickens Museum, Dr. Parker was frequently asked this question by journalists and visitors. Proponents of the connection between Dickens and Christmas argue that the novelist redirected public attention to the old Christian customs and festivals, as though England had ceased to be jolly through the decline of the Middle Ages and the rise of Modernity. To set the record straight and correct such blind assertions, Parker began this book.
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Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens,Lisa Mullarkey

Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company

ISBN: 1617874205

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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In Charles DickensÍs classic tale of redemption, Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old man with no Christmas spirit. All that changes after he is visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve and shown how his past, present, and future are affected by his actions. Young readers can follow the tale of love, wealth, and holiday spirit in the Calico Illustrated Classics adaptation of DickensÍs A Christmas Carol.
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The Play of a Christmas Carol

Author: David Holman,Charles Dickens

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435233051

Category: English drama

Page: 77

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This is a bright, colourful adaptation of Dickens' popular Christmas story for reading aloud and performing. Scrooge's misery, the deadening chill as he meets the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future, the merriment in Bob Cratchit's home and Scrooge's final, joyful celebration are all brought vividly to life.
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Charles Dickens Christmas Stories

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: eBookIt.com

ISBN: 1456610783

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 769

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13 Christmas stories by Charles Dickens: A Christmas Carol A Christmas Tree What Christmas is as we Grow Older The Poor Relation's Story The Child's Story The Schoolboy's Story Nobody's Story The Chimes Mrs. Lirriper's Legacy Somebody's Luggage Going into Society Mrs. Lirriper's Lodgings The Christmas Goblins
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