A Christmas book by Dickens, published 1845.
It is the story of a nightmare or vision in which Toby Veck, porter and runner of errands, under the influence of the goblins of the church bells and a dish of tripe, witnesses awful misfortunes befalling his daughter, a vision happily dissipated at the end.
Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).
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Charles Dickens (1812—1870) novelist