A Christmas Carol & Other Stories
Price: 13.49 GBP
Author: Dickens, Charles
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: New
Jacket Condition No jacket
Edition First Thus
Size 8vo - over 7¾
Publisher Oxford University Press 2018
ISBN Number 0198822391 / 9780198822394
Inventory No. BK0016
New hardback. Red cloth. RRP £14.99. First impression of this new edition. 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. 145 x 223 x 37 (mm). pp. xlviii, 438.
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