A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 82

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Everyone is familiar with this classic Christmas story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly, unpleasant man who despises Christmas and overworks his clerk Bob Cratchit. As he prepares for another Christmas Eve without celebration, Scrooge is greeted by his dead business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him that his greed will not go unpunished. At first, Scrooge doesn't heed Marley's warning, but soon he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Christmas Yet to Come. He is made to face his cruel nature, and to consider whether he should change his ways. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens,Aeterna Press

Publisher: Aeterna Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 144

View: 2435

Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge’s name was good upon ‘Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to. Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail. Aeterna Press

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486799204

Category: Fiction

Page: 80

View: 9244

This engrossing tale relates Ebenezer Scrooge's ghostly journeys through Christmases past, present, and future and his ultimate transformation from a harsh and grasping old miser to a charitable and compassionate human being.

A Christmas Carol

A Play

Author: Guy Williams

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780174325475

Category:

Page: 72

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A play written by Guy Williams based on the classic story written by Charles Dickens.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 100

View: 6755

Everyone is familiar with this classic Christmas story. Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly, unpleasant man who despises Christmas and overworks his clerk Bob Cratchit. As he prepares for another Christmas Eve without celebration, Scrooge is greeted by his dead business partner, Jacob Marley who warns him that his greed will not go unpunished. At first, Scrooge doesn't heed Marley's warning, but soon he is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Christmas Yet to Come. He is made to face his cruel nature, and to consider whether he should change his ways. This is a free digital copy of a book that has been carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online. To make this print edition available as an ebook, we have extracted the text using Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology and submitted it to a review process to ensure its accuracy and legibility across different screen sizes and devices. Google is proud to partner with libraries to make this book available to readers everywhere.

A Christmas carol in prose, being a ghost story of Christmas

With original art and narration by Jon Langford

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Google Play Books

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 140

View: 2938

“A national benefit and to every man or woman who reads it, a personal kindness.” --William Makepeace Thackeray The Western world typically thinks of Christmas as having a singular origin, away in a manger, but when you look at how the holiday is celebrated today, it’s hard to see a more powerful progenitor than Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol. First published on December 17, 1843 as a novella, the story bestowed on Christmas its rich and complicated social character. Ebenezer’s epic Christmas Eve illustrates both the joy to be found in friends, family, and festive gatherings... and the dangers of letting such happiness and privilege blind you to the lives of the less fortunate. The story is a product of its time, a response to the ills of Victorian-era industrialization and the desire for tradition, but you only need to look at how varied the adaptations of A Christmas Carol have become--on stage, in film, and in song--to know that it is truly timeless. This exclusive edition of A Christmas Carol in Prose: Being a Ghost Story of Christmas is one adaptation not to miss. It is a scanned volume of the original novella--complete with original spooky title--enhanced with new illustrations and narration by artist and musician Jon Langford. Here Langford imagines the story as a stage production put on by a small West Yorkshire theater in 1916. Download it for free to see--and hear--each of the four ghosts as an early 20th century audience might have.

A Christmas Carol in Prose

Being a Ghost Story of Christmas

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Christmas stories

Page: 166

View: 1630

A Christmas Carol & Two Other Christmas Books

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Collector's Library

ISBN: 9781904633693

Category: Fiction

Page: 364

View: 4306

Many Christmas stories have been written through the years, but none has become as much a part of the holiday landscape as A Christmas Carol— or produced a character to match the extraordinary Ebenezer Scrooge. His terrifying encounters with the spirits of Christmases Past, Present, and Future, and the amazing transformation he undergoes during that one evening, has the power to melt the hardest heart. Dickens' inspiring and popular tale of redemption is a delight to read again and again. The world's greatest works of literature are now available in these beautiful keepsake volumes. Bound in real cloth, and featuring gilt edges and ribbon markers, these beautifully produced books are a wonderful way to build a handsome library of classic literature. These are the essential novels that belong in every home. They'll transport readers to imaginary worlds and provide excitement, entertainment, and enlightenment for years to come. All of these novels feature attractive illustrations and have an unequalled period feel that will grace the library, the bedside table or bureau.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Keith West

Publisher: Evans Brothers

ISBN: 0237539446

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 62

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In this dramatized version of Charles Dickens's classic tale, Scrooge is a cruel miser who lives alone. One Christmas Eve however, he is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Marley, and is given a very important warning. Is it enough to persuade Scrooge to change his ways?

A Christmas Carol

A Ghost Story of Christmas

Author: Michael Wilson,Charles Dickens

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822223115

Category: Drama

Page: 59

View: 4381

THE STORY: This theatrical and spirited version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL puts the phantasmagoric qualities of Charles Dickens' classic tale center stage. A swirling, dancing chorus of ghosts that weave through this uplifting holiday story of redemption

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publ

ISBN: 9781562548902

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

View: 6281

Themes: Hi-Lo, adapted classics, low level classics, graphic novel. These literary masterpieces are made easy and interesting. This series features classic tales retold with color illustrations to introduce literature to struggling readers. Each 64-page softcover book retains key phrases and quotations from the original classics. A Christmas Carol is without question one of Charles Dickens' greatest works. This extremely popular story introduces some of the most timeless, internationally known characters such as Scrooge, the unforgettable miser; Bob Cratchit, the underpaid clerk; and Tiny Tim, Cratchit's frail, loving son.

A Christmas Story

The Book That Inspired the Hilarious Classic Film

Author: Jean Shepherd

Publisher: Broadway Books

ISBN: 0307768732

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

View: 6599

A beloved, bestselling classic of humorous and nostalgic Americana—the book that inspired the equally classic Yuletide film and the live musical on Fox. The holiday film A Christmas Story, first released in 1983, has become a bona fide Christmas perennial, gaining in stature and fame with each succeeding year. Its affectionate, wacky, and wryly realistic portrayal of an American family’s typical Christmas joys and travails in small-town Depression-era Indiana has entered our imagination and our hearts with a force equal to It’s a Wonderful Life and Miracle on 34th Street. This edition of A Christmas Story gathers together in one hilarious volume the gems of autobiographical humor that Jean Shepherd drew upon to create this enduring film. Here is young Ralphie Parker’s shocking discovery that his decoder ring is really a device to promote Ovaltine; his mother and father’s pitched battle over the fate of a lascivious leg lamp; the unleashed and unnerving savagery of Ralphie’s duel in the show with the odious bullies Scut Farkas and Grover Dill; and, most crucially, Ralphie’s unstoppable campaign to get Santa—or anyone else—to give him a Red Ryder carbine action 200-shot range model air rifle. Who cares that the whole adult world is telling him, “You’ll shoot your eye out, kid”? The pieces that comprise A Christmas Story, previously published in the larger collections In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash and Wanda Hickey’s Night of Golden Memories, coalesce in a magical fashion to become an irresistible piece of Americana, quite the equal of the film in its ability to warm the heart and tickle the funny bone.

A Christmas Carol

Based on the Book by Charles Dickens

Author: Michael Paller

Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.

ISBN: 9780573607608

Category: Drama

Page: 90

View: 7758

Full Length / Characters: 5 male, 2 female, 3 children Scenery: Composite set This fresh approach to the classic tale faithfully conveys the magic of Dickens. On Christmas Eve in 1843 friends and family gathered at Dickens' home ask him to tell a story, but he refuses to work on Christmas Eve. If there is going to be a story, each must take a part in its telling. And so the story unfolds with the cast of 10 playing over 40 parts. "Done with respect and ingenuity. Deserves to be seen." Cleveland Free Press. "A treat ... for the whole family to enjoy." Cleveland Sunday Press.

A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Writings

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141934735

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 8507

Penguin Classics e-books give you the best possible editions of Charles Dickens's novels, including all the original illustrations, useful and informative introductions, the definitive, accurate text as it was meant to be published, a chronology of Dickens's life and notes that fill in the background to the book. Dickens's story of solitary miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is taught the true meaning of Christmas by a series of ghostly visitors, has proved one of his most well-loved works. Ever since it was published in 1843 it has had an enduring influence on the way we think about the traditions of Christmas. Dickens's other Christmas writings collected here include 'The Story of the Goblins who Stole a Sexton', the short story from The Pickwick Papers on which A Christmas Carol was based; The Haunted Man, a tale of a man tormented by painful memories; along with shorter pieces, some drawn from the 'Christmas Stories' that Dickens wrote annually for his weekly journals. In all of them Dickens celebrates the season as one of geniality, charity and remembrance.

A Christmas Carol

The Graphic Novel

Author: Seán Michael Wilson,Charles Dickens

Publisher: Classical Comics

ISBN: 1906332177

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 160

View: 8737

The original Christmas Tale set in Victorian England. Highlighting the social injustice of the time we see one Ebeneezer Scrooge go from oppressor to benefactor. Classical Comics' second Dickens title is probably his best-loved story. Scrooge gets a rude awakening to how his life is, and how it should be. Full of Christmas Spirit(s), this is a book that you'll read all year round!

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens,Virginia Evans,Jenny Dooley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781846794391

Category: Readers (Elementary)

Page: 40

View: 8280

Scrooge is rich, but mean and miserable. He particularly hates Christmas. His assistant, Bob Cratchitt, is poor but happy, even though his son, Tiny Tim is very ill. One Christmas, three ghosts visit Scrooge to show him his past, his present and the terrible future. Will this soften Scrooge's heart and change him into a generous man?

A Christmas Carol and Other Stories

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Modern Library Classics

ISBN: 0375758887

Category: Fiction

Page: 339

View: 3092

Presents the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly businessman who learns the true meaning of Christmas, along with two other stories.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Ludlam

Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.

ISBN: 0573698651

Category: Drama

Page: 53

View: 8418

Cast: 17 m, 14 f (double casting and cross-casting possible).

A Christmas Carol

Author: Mavor Moore,Charles Dickens

Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

ISBN: 9780871296092

Category: Christmas plays

Page: 72

View: 9036

A Christmas Carol - Spotlight Edition

Author: Charles Dickens

Publisher: Prestwick House Inc

ISBN: 9781580495516

Category:

Page: 102

View: 933

An annotated adaptation of Dickens' Classic Christmas tale. Each Spotlight Edition maintains the rich integrity of the original work while adapting the language to be more accessible to the average reader.In addition to providing a more readable text, Prestwick House Spotlight Editions are enhabced, providing readers with thoughtful guided reading questions and margin notes to help navigate trhe text; suggestions for thought and discussion; research opportunities for richer understanding of the text and its contexts; and suggested writing activities to foster deeper thinking.