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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

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The true meaning of Christmas…

  • ISBN: 978-0140439052
  • Genre: Fiction, Historical

What you need to know before your trail

Ebenezer Scrooge is as his name suggests is a bit of a miser with money. He works poor Bob Crachitt until his hands bleed and he pays himba pittance so he struggles to feed and support his family. Ebeneezer is not liked as he is mean to everyone and nice to nobody.

One evening he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. Will be become a better person when faced with the truth?

And will Bob and his family get the Christmas they deserve?

Travel Guide

The setting of A Christmas Carol is dark and dismal London in theVictorian era. This is a London of shadows and darkness – a London of two sides – where povetry and wealth live side by side but not in harmony.

Cold London

Ebeneezer may be rich but he’s a miser and so his house and his business are cold. He has no heating, barely any candles and expects Bob Crachitt to work long hours for little pay.Scrooge doesn’t live lief – he barely exists. He is distant and cold, indifferent to those around him, unmoved by the suffering of the masses, and even estranged from his own family.

Warm London

Despite having nothing and with Tiny Tim being ill and disabled, the family home is nevertheless filled with warmth and cheer. This family have nothing apart from each other but their house is filled with Christmas cheer and a love of a good family.

Charles Dickens London

Booktrail Boarding Pass Information:  A Christmas Carol

Author/Guide: Charles Dickens Destination: London  Departure Time: 1800s

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