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A Christmas Carol (book)

  • Type: Mezzobula
  • Length: 104 pages

A Ghost Story of Christmas

A Christmas Carol is a notable 1843 novelette (mezzobula) by English author Charles Dickens. - AsNotedIn

Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it: and Scrooge's name was good upon 'Change, for anything he chose to put his hand to. Old Marley was as dead as a door-nail.
Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol




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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1843/12/17 Charles Dickens Author Charles Dicken's "A Christmas Carol" is published by Chapman and Hall. Priced at 5 shillings (23 pounds in 2018), the first run of 6,000 copies sells out by Christmas Eve. Old English Punch
1867/12/02 Charles Dickens Performer Charles Dickens begins the first of four sold out readings with a performance of "A Christmas Carol". Parker House has the door to Dickens' room and the mirror used by him for rehearsals. Parker House Boston Charles Dickens' 1867 Tour of America
1867/12/02 Saturday Club (Boston) Gathering Charles Dickens begins the first of four sold out readings with a performance of "A Christmas Carol". Parker House has the door to Dickens' room and the mirror used by him for rehearsals. Parker House Boston Charles Dickens' 1867 Tour of America

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Particulars for A Christmas Carol (book):
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Audience Childrens
Season Christmas the annual Christian festival celebrating Christ's birth, late December in the Western Church
Holiday Christmas Eve The night before Christmas, December 24th
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Weather Fog, mist a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface which obscures visibility, Fog is more dense than mist
Supernatural Ghost an apparition of a dead person which is believed to appear or become manifest to the living, typically as a nebulous image
Domestic Hob a flat metal shelf at the side or back of a fireplace, having its surface level with the top of the grate and used especially for heating pans.
Narrative Arts Mezzobula medium form fiction narrative that is longer than a short story, but shorter than a novel
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Weather Snow atmospheric water vapor frozen into light white crystal flakes
Season Winter




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