A Christmas Carol
And Other Christmas Books
Publication Date: November 29, 2011
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No holiday season is complete without Charles Dickens’s timeless tale of redemption starring the tightfisted Mr. Scrooge, the long-suffering Bob Cratchit, kindhearted Tiny Tim, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. But A Christmas Carol was only the first and most famous of Dickens’s holiday tales. In this edition, everyone’s favorite misanthrope appears in company with four more Dickens stories—The Chimes, The Cricket on the Hearth, The Battle of Life, and The Haunted Man—that further develop the Chistmas spirit Dickens did so much to invent.
Lewis Carroll (27 January 1832 - 14 January 1898) was an English author whose most famous writings include Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass, as well as the poems "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky." He is noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy, and there are societies dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works in many parts of the world