A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Author: Charles Dickens | Illustrator: Arthur Rackham | Published: 1843
A Christmas Carol Synopsis
A Christmas Carol is a book by English author Charles Dickens published in 1843. A Christmas Carol is written, with each part having a hidden meaning. The story has three ghosts, each illustrating a moral or spiritual lesson. Dickens wrote each of the book parts as Staves, referencing that Christmas Carol is a song. This tale promotes the Christian principles commonly linked with the festive season, such as benevolence, compassion, and a spirit of goodwill towards others.
This story revolves around a grumpy old man named Ebenezer Scrooge. Though it is Christmas, Scrooge is not in the holiday Christmas spirit. After rejecting a traditional Christmas family dinner from his nephew, Fred, and reluctantly letting his clerk Bob Cratchit have his Christmas break, Scrooge is visited by a ghostly figure of his former business partner, Jacob Marley. Scoorage is told that three spirits will see him. Later, he wakes up to the visit of the Ghost of Christmas Past.
Three other versions of A Christmas Carol are available on PageVio (the contents are the same but the images in each are different): A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas (Illustrated), A Christmas Carol (Illustrated by George Alfred Williams), A Christmas Carol: The Original Manuscript
About Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is a renowned English novelist and writer of the Victorian era. His works are known for their vivid characters, intricate plots, social commentary, and unique use of satire. He was born in Portsmouth, England, on February 7th, 1812, and died at 58 in 1870. Throughout his career, he wrote 15 novels, five novellas, and numerous short stories and non-fiction pieces. One of Dickens' most famous works is A Christmas Carol, which tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation from a miserly old man to someone who has learned to accept love into his life. Find out more about Charles Dickens at sevenov.com.
Charles Dickens' Books on PageVio
Novels: The Pickwick Papers | Oliver Twist | The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby | The Old Curiosity Shop | Barnaby Rudge | A Christmas Carol | Martin Chuzzlewit | The Chimes | The Cricket on the Hearth | The Battle of Life | The Haunted Man and the Ghost’s Bargain | Dombey and Son | David Copperfield | Bleak House | Hard Times | Little Dorrit | A Tale of Two Cities | Great Expectations | Our Mutual Friend | The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Here's a full list of Charles Dickens' books.