Cover of A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Auhtor: Charles Dickens

Language: english
Published: 1905

Genres:

fiction and literature,  audiobook,  ghost stories
Downloads: 174
eBook size: 126Kb

Review by Chandler, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
Please check the copyright status in your country.

Summary of the Book 'A Christmas Carol':

I cant believe Im 51 years old and never read this Christmas classic before now!! It is so much better than any of the many movie versions that I have seen!! A wonderful wonderful story timeless and beautiful and haunting. I cant recommend this book highly enough.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Christmas Carol':


... so dense without, that, although the court was of the narrowest, the houses opposite were mere phantoms. To see the dingy cloud come drooping down, ...
... having no better answer ready on the spur of the moment, said, Bah! again and followed it up with Humbug! Don't be cross, uncle! said the nephew. A ...
... you dismay! Scrooge seized the ruler with such energy of action, that the singer fled in terror, leaving the keyhole to the fog, and even more congenial ...
... steel. His body was transparent so that Scrooge, observing him, and looking through his waistcoat, could see the two buttons on his coat behind. Scrooge ...
... with one old ghost in a white waistcoat, with a monstrous iron safe attached to its ankle, who cried piteously at being unable to assist a wretched ...
... would have been in vain for Scrooge to plead that the weather and the hour were not adapted to pedestrian purposesthat bed was warm, and the thermometer ...
... on Master Scrooge with a ferocious condescension, and threw him into a dreadful state of mind by shaking hands with him. He then conveyed him and his ...
... of its sordid reproach. I have seen your nobler aspirations fall off one by one, until the master passion, Gain, engrosses you. Have I not? What ...
... him, with chairs for ladders, to dive into his pockets, despoil him of brown-paper parcels, hold on tight by his cravat, hug him round the neck, pummel ...
... the people who were shovelling away on the housetops were jovial and full of glee calling out to one another from the parapets, and now and then exchanging ...
... And it comes to the same thing. Iseek! exclaimed the Spirit. Forgive me if I am wrong. It has been done in your name, or at least in that ...
... answer. Christmas-day. I'll drink his health for your sake and the Day's, said Mrs. Cratchit, not for his. Long life to him! A merry Christmas ...
... moss and furze, and coarse, rank grass. Down in the west the setting sun had left a streak of fiery red, which glared upon the desolation for an instant, ...
... Scrooge remained unaltered in his outward form, the Ghost grew older, clearly older. Scrooge had observed this change, but never spoke of it, until ...
... no perversion of humanity, in any grade, through all the mysteries of wonderful creation, has monsters half so horrible and dread. Scrooge started ...
... for the scene had changed, and now he almost touched a bed: a bare, uncurtained bed: on which, beneath a ragged sheet, there lay a something covered ...
... Often. And so have I, exclaimed another. So had all. But he was very light to carry, she resumed, intent upon her work, and his father loved ...
... me. Oh, Jacob Marley! Heaven and the Christmas Time be praised for this! I say it on my knees, old Jacob on my knees! He was so fluttered and ...
... in the waistcoat that he staggered back into the tank again: and therefore I am about to raise your salary! Bob trembled, and got a little nearer ...
... Adventures in Wonderland (1865) is a novel written by English author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known under the pseudonym Lewis ...