Charles Dickens was an English writer, regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era. Extraordinarily popular during his lifetime, he wrote novels, novellas, short stories, and plays, including masterpieces such as The Pickwick Papers (1836-1837), Oliver Twist (1837-1839), A Christmas Carol (1843), David Copperfield (1849-1850), A Tale of Two Cities (1859), and Great Expectations (1860-1861).
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A Christmas Carol
Ebenezer Scrooge is an old miser who values money over anything else, including his relationship with his deceased partner Jacob Marley, his clerk, and his nephew. On the night of Christmas Eve, he is visited by the Ghost of Jacob Marley, who informs him that he will be visited by three spirits and warns him against the consequences of a life of greed. Led by the Spirits, Scrooge confronts his past, present, and future, acknowledging the error of his ways and awakening a changed man.Read more