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A Christmas Carol and Other Stories (Classics Club)
A Christmas Carol and Other Stories - Classics Club Author:Charles Dickens Here for your own delight and that of your family, is the famous little Carol that has warmed the hearts of millions for more than a hundred years. No matter how often you've read this precious literary gem, no matter how embarrassing it may be to be caught sighing misty-eyed over this inspired story it is sure to happen to you again and again.
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You've read A Christmas Carol in school, heard it on the radio, seen it on television, You have relished Dickens' unending good humor, his sympathy for all mankind, his delightful understanding. You've dropped a tear for Tiny Tim. Laughed at Old Scrooge. Trembled with Bob Cratchit. Now, in this beautiful Classics Club Library Edition, you may keep these beloved friends with you always, to enjoy whenever you wish.
An introduction especially written for this edition by Ben Ray Redman gives you a fascinating glimpse into Dickens' amazing rise from poverty to fame -- "a success story to delight a twentieth century magazine magazine editor".
Meet again these unforgettable characters in this greatest of all Christmas stories by the world's best-loved author. Old Scrooge: Squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner. Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck generous fire! Tiny Tim: Who hoped the people saw him in church, because he was a cripple, and it might be pleasant to them, on Christmas Day, to remember Him, who made lame beggars walk, and blind me see.« less