A Christmas Carol: Popular Penguins

Author: Charles Dickens

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SKU: 9780141194745

Dickens's story of solitary miser Ebenezer Scrooge, who is taught the true meaning of Christmas by a series of ghostly visitors, has proved one of his most well-loved works. Ever since it was published in 1843 it has had an enduring influence on the way we think about the traditions of Christmas.

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Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean old man with no place in his heart for others, not even his clerk's feeble son, Tiny Tim. One freezing cold Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the ghost of an old friend and embarks on an eerie nighttime journey. 
Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean old man with no place in his heart for others, not even his clerk's feeble son, Tiny Tim. One freezing cold Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the ghost of an old friend and embarks on an eerie nighttime journey. 
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Two rollickling tales of scoundrels and ne'er-do-wells from the Sketches by Boz that launched Dickens's career.
Two rollickling tales of scoundrels and ne'er-do-wells from the Sketches by Boz that launched Dickens's career.
Published: 25/02/2015
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141397153
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Great Expectations , Dickens's funny, frightening and tender portrayal of the orphan Pip's journey of self-discovery, is one of his best-loved works. Showing how a young man's life is transformed by a mysterious series of events - an encounter with an escaped prisoner; a visit to a black-hearted old woman and a beautiful girl; a fortune from a secret donor - Dickens's late novel is a masterpiece of...

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Published: 11/05/2012
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141198897
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Described by Dickens as 'the best story I have written', A Tale of Two Cities interweaves thrilling historical drama with heartbreaking personal tragedy.

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ISBN: 9780141199702
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First published on December 19, 1843, A Christmas Carol was an instant classic: Londoners thronged to hear Dickens read it in person and bought out the first printing in days.
First published on December 19, 1843, A Christmas Carol was an instant classic: Londoners thronged to hear Dickens read it in person and bought out the first printing in days.
Published: 19/11/2014
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780143122494
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This is the novel Dickens regarded as his 'favourite child' and is considered his most autobiographical. As David recounts his experiences from childhood to the discovery of his vocation as a successful novelist, Dickens draws openly and revealingly on his own life.
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Published: 25/06/2014
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The story of the orphan Oliver, who runs away from the workhouse only to be taken in by a den of thieves, shocked readers when it was first published.
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ISBN: 9780141192499
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Pip doesn't expect much from life . . . His sister makes it clear that her orphaned little brother is nothing but a burden on her. But suddenly things begin to change.
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Format:Paperback, 116 pages
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price:AUD $9.95
ISBN-13:9780141194745
ISBN-10:014119474X
Publisher:Penguin UK

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