A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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Read A Christmas Carol Online Free - Scrooge, the most miserly of all misers, is shown the true meaning of Christmas by four ghostly visitors - his partner Marley, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet To Come.

By Christmas day, he has learnt his lesson and is willing to enter into the spirit of things.

Joan Collins retells the story 'in simple language'.

Title : A Christmas Carol
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ISBN : 1561797464
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 104 pages


Bookdragon Sean rated it ★★★★☆

December 23, 2017

I read this every year at Christmas, and I always will do. Simply because of the atmosphere it evokes. This story is Christmas as far as I’m concerned. It wouldn’t be the same without it. It is perfectly festive and is also appropriately didactic. It is an allegory for what happens to those that...

Bill rated it ★★★★★

January 26, 2018

It has been a decade since I last read this classic, so I decided to look at it again, taking note of what I have forgotten or imperfectly remembered and also garnering any new insights my older (and I hope wiser) self could now find within it. But first, I decided to do a little research, and dis...

Leo rated it ★★★★★

March 01, 2018

What a fantastic story! How terrible it was to be poor in the Victorian Era. Dickens was a humanitarian and saw first hand the poverty in the streets of London. The starving urchins trying to steal an apple or a handkerchief. The void between the rich and the poor. This story, like Oliver Twist i...

Kalliope rated it ★★★★★

December 22, 2017

REREADING IN 2017 BUT I REPEAT EVERYTHING BELOW TO MY UN-SCROOGY FRIENDS. I wish a most UN-SCROOGY Christmas to all my GR Friends. With lots of: Merriment Christmas Love Generous and very Christmasy Gifts Copious and Delicious Food Not too much drinking Christmas Games Another watch of The Nutcracker And...

Lola rated it ★★★☆☆

December 15, 2016

*3.5 stars* I shall start by introducing you to Ebenezer Scrooge. According to the narrator, the cold-hearted, unholy and inconsiderate man we have as main character. While he is described as such: External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill...

Mary rated it ★★★★★

December 28, 2015

It's a family tradition to read A Christmas Carol (original, unabridged) aloud each Christmas season and then to watch at least one film version on Christmas Eve (this year it was the Muppets' Christmas Carol - very authentic - with Michael Caine). Over the years, we have discussed the 19th centu...

Candi rated it ★★★★★

December 23, 2016

When I think of Christmas and all those things that make Christmas so special, A Christmas Carol immediately comes to mind right along with family, friends, beautiful Christmas trees, Mom’s anise cut-out cookies, brilliant holiday light displays, gently falling snow, festive instrumental and chor...

Alejandro rated it ★★★★★

December 30, 2016

The Christmas reading par excellence! A CLASSIC RE-IMAGINED ONCE AND AGAIN I can't tell how many times I have watched some adaptation or another of this classic story... ...Bugs Bunny, Mickey Mouse, Kermit the Frog, the Real Ghostbusters, live action films, animated TV specials, etc... ...since t...

Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ rated it ★★★★★

December 02, 2016

I love A Christmas Carol I can't believe I have just NOW read this book. I have been watching the MANY movies of A Christmas Carol since I was a little kid. My favorite being the one with Albert Finney, that seemed to be the one I watched the most. I have it on dvd (maybe blu ray, I would have to...

Hailey rated it ★★★★★

September 19, 2016

*Read for class 1. This is the first book I've finished in September I am so damn excited. 2. I have endless love for this story because my mom is obsessed with Christmas movies so I've seen at least a million adaptations of it. Happy to say the book was even better! Short and sweet, yet still Dick...

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