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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375758887, Paperback)An immediate bestseller when it was first published in December 1843, A Christmas Carol has endured ever since as a perennial Yuletide favorite. Charles Dickens's beloved tale about the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who comes to know the meaning of kindness, charity, and goodwill through a haunting Christmas Eve encounter with four ghosts, is a heartwarming celebration of the spirit of Christmas.
This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition also includes two other popular Christmas stories by Dickens: The Chimes,in which a man, persuaded by hypocritical cant that the poor deserve their misery, is shown what his pessimistic resignation might lead to in a vision conjured by the pealing of bells, and The Haunted Man, Dickens's last Christmas tale, which features one of his great comic families, the Tetterbys.
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A handsome gift edition, this volume includes Dickens's immortal Christmas favorite, A Christmas Carol. Complete with original illustrations, a selection of some of Dicken's other Christmas stories, & an Introduction from John Irving, this book will make an ideal present for the holiday season.
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