A Christmas Carol Author:Charles Dickens "The Collateral Classics are uniquely designed to enrich your reading experience with great books. In the colored Supplement, center section, over 30 illustrations help you visualize people, places, and customs in their authentic historical setting. Included, too, are extensive sections on vocabulary development, literary allusions, critical r... more »eviews, and explanetory notes. A Collateral Collection enables you to enter completely into the spirit of the author's work."
In his "Ghostly little book," Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of the world’s most adapted and imitated stories. We know Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, not only as fictional characters, but also as icons of the true meaning of Christmas in a world still plagued with avarice and cynicism.« less