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A Christmas Carol (Illustrated): with free audiobook download



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This is an illustrated and unabridged edition of the popular classic A Christmas Carol. It comes with a free audiobook download. The audio files are in standard MP3 format. Download the audiobook to your reading device and listen using your favourite audio player app. Enjoy!
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A Christmas Carol is a novella by Charles Dickens. First published in 1843, it was met with instant success and critical acclaim. A Christmas Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come.

The book was written at a time when the British were examining and exploring Christmas traditions from the past as well as new customs such as Christmas cards and Christmas trees. Carol singing took a new lease of life during this time. Dickens’ sources for the tale appear to be many and varied, but are, principally, the humiliating experiences of his childhood, his sympathy for the poor, and various Christmas stories and fairy tales.

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