A Christmas Carol Author:Charles Dickens "Every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips should be boiled with his own pudding," says Scrooge. — A mean-spirited, miserly old man named Ebenezer Scrooge sits in his counting-house on a frigid Christmas Eve. His clerk, Bob Cratchit, shivers in the anteroom because Scrooge refuses to spend money on heating coals for a fire. Sc... more »rooge's nephew, Fred, pays his uncle a visit and invites him to his annual Christmas party. Two portly gentlemen also drop by and ask Scrooge for a contribution to their charity. Scrooge reacts to the holiday visitors with bitterness and venom, spitting out an angry "Bah! Humbug!" in response to his nephew's "Merry Christmas!"
Mean old Scrooge despises Christmas until Christmas Eve, when a haunted voice from the past changes his life- overnight!« less