The Cricket on the Hearth (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Cricket on the Hearth - Dover Thrift Editions Author:Charles Dickens Title story plus "The Holly-Tree" and "The Haunted House." Written with Dickens' familiar flair for characterization and the picturesque, these stories offer delightful evocations of Victorian Christmases of long ago.
Most people recognize The Cricket on the Hearth as Dickens' second most famous Christmas tale. But, many do not realize that he celebrated Christmas by writing a new tale every year. This book also contained two of his lesser-known stories: The Holly-Tree (sometimes called The Holly-Tree Inn) and The Haunted House.