A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas book by Dickens, published 1843.

Scrooge, an old curmudgeon, receives on Christmas Eve a visit from the ghost of Marley, his late partner in business, and beholds a series of visions, including one of what his own death will be like unless he is quick to amend his ways. As a result of this he wakes up on Christmas morning an altered man.

Subjects: Literary Studies (19th Century).

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Charles Dickens (1812—1870) novelist