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A christmas carol and two other christmas books

Charles Dickens (author), Anna South (commentator)
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A christmas carol and two other christmas books

In series:
'A Christmas Carol' (Engelstalig) verscheen op 19 december 1843 en was uitverkocht op de 22e. Het boek was dus onmiddellijk een succes en wat was ook de reden dat Dickens dit boek schreef: om schulden te kunnen afbetalen.

'A Christmas Carol' is een Victoriaanse allegorie over een oude en verbitterde vrek, Ebenezer Scrooge, die in de nacht voor Kerstmis een aantal dromen heeft en daardo
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Kerstmis
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Title
A christmas carol and two other christmas books
Author
Charles Dickens
Commentator
Anna South
Language
English
Publisher
London: Collector's Library, 2004
364 p. : ill.
ISBN
1904633692 9781904633693

About Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (; 7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. His works enjoyed unprecedented popularity during his lifetime and, by the 20th century, critics and scholars had recognised him as a literary genius. His novels and short stories are widely read today.

Born in Portsmouth, Dickens left school at the age of 12 to work in a boot-blacking factory when his father was incarcerated in a debtors' prison. After three years he returned to school, before he began his literary career as a journalist. Dickens edited a weekly journal for 20 years, wrote 15 novels, five novellas, hundreds of short stories and non-fiction articles, lectured and performed readings extensively, was an indefatigable letter writer, and campaigned vigorously for children's right…Read more on Wikipedia