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A Christmas Carol: and Other Stories (Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Oxford University Press
Publication date December 1, 2018
Pages 496
Binding Hardcover
ISBN-13 9780198822394
ISBN-10 0198822391
Weight 1.74 lbs.
Original list price $24.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Ebenezer Scrooge is a bad-tempered skinflint who hates Christmas and all it stands for, but a ghostly visitor foretells three apparitions who will thaw Scrooge's frozen heart. A Christmas Carol has gripped the public imagination since it was first published in 1843, and it is now as much a part of Christmas as mistletoe or plum pudding. This edition reprints the story alongside Dickens's four other Christmas Books: The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man. All five stories show Dickens at his unpredictable best, jumbling together comedy and melodrama, genial romance and urgent social satire, in pursuit of his aim "to awaken some loving and forbearing thoughts, never out of season in a Christian land."


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