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With A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens created a modern fairy tale and shaped our ideas of Christmas.

The Penguin English Library Edition of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

"Every idiot who goes around with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding"

Charles Dickens's tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, who is haunted by three spirits and learns the true meaning of Christmas has had, along with Dickens's other Christmas writings, a lasting and significant influence upon our ideas about the season as a time for celebration, charity and memory.
The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.
%%%The Penguin English Library Edition of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

"Every idiot who goes around with 'Merry Christmas' on his lips, should be boiled with his own pudding"

Charles Dickens's tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, who is haunted by three spirits and learns the true meaning of Christmas has had, along with Dickens's other Christmas writings, a lasting and significant influence upon our ideas about the season as a time for celebration, charity and memory.



The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780241331606

    November 13, 2017

    Penguin Classics (UK Adult)

    RRP $29.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141389479

    January 7, 2013

    Penguin Classics (UK Adult)

    104 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099573753

    September 3, 2012

    Vintage Children's Classics

    160 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099529736

    December 1, 2009

    Vintage Classics

    352 pages

    RRP $15.99

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  • Hardback

    9781841593234

    September 15, 2009

    Everyman

    456 pages

    RRP $29.99

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  • Paperback

    9780553212440

    April 1, 2004

    Bantam US

    RRP $6.99

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  • Hardback

    9781857159288

    November 25, 1994

    Childrens Classics

    155 pages

    RRP $24.99

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  • EBook

    9780141973920

    January 2, 2013

    Penguin eBooks (UK Adult)

    160 pages

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  • EBook

    9781448155392

    September 6, 2012

    Vintage Digital

    160 pages

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  • EBook

    9781409076131

    September 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    352 pages

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Also by Charles Dickens

Great Expectations (Vintage Classics Dickens Series)
A Tale of Two Cities (Vintage Classics Dickens Series)
Oliver Twist (Vintage Classics Dickens Series)
David Copperfield (Vintage Classics Dickens Series)
A Christmas Carol (Vintage Classics Dickens Series)
Hard Times (Vintage Classics Dickens Series)
A Christmas Carol: V&A Collector's Edition
Great Expectations (Faux Leather Edition)
To Be Read At Dusk
A Christmas Carol (Vintage Christmas)
Dickens at Christmas (Vintage Christmas)
The Great Winglebury Duel
The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Great Expectations: Penguin Drop Caps
The Bleak House
The Mystery Of Edwin Drood
Dombey And Son
Dickens at Christmas
Oliver Twist: 200th Anniversary Edition
A Tale of Two Cities: 200th Anniversary Edition
A Christmas Carol and Other Christmas Stories
Great Expectations: 150th Anniversary Edition
The Christmas Stories
A Christmas Carol And Other Christmas Writings

Recommendations

War and Peace
To Kill A Mockingbird
Emma
The Handmaid's Tale
Brave New World
For Whom The Bell Tolls
The Secret Garden
Catch-22: 50th Anniversary Edition
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Best Laid Plans
Echo Burning
A Gentleman in Moscow
Fool Me Once
Private Delhi
The Girl on the Train
The Heart's Invisible Furies
Voyager
Swing Time
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time