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Holiday Tales of Charles Dickens
A Christmas Carol (1843) has become an inextricable part of the holiday it celebrates. But Dickens wrote five Christmas books in all, including The Chimes (1844), featuring a malignant goblin, and The Cricket on the Hearth (1845), in which a beneficent insect puts all to right. In each of them, Dickens hoped to "awaken some loving and forbearing thoughts" to make the holid ...more
Hardcover, Large Print, 448 pages
Published February 1st 2006 by Thorndike Press
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A prolific 19th Century author of short stories, plays, novellas, novels, fiction and non-fiction; during his lifetime Dickens became known the world over for his remarkable characters, his mastery of prose in the telling of their lives, and his depictions of the social classes, morals and values of his times. Some considered him the spokesman for the poor, for he definitely brought much awarenes ...moreMore about Charles Dickens...