Dickens’ Simple Novella

Charles Dickens wrote the novella  A Christmas Carol in 1843.

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Read it online at Project Gutenberg here.

If you are in London, visit the Charles Dickens Museum on Doughty Street.

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Dickens just stepped out.

If you are lucky, you will see the performance of

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More info about the play here.

If you are not in London, you may want to watch one of the many film versions of the story. An interesting 1951 version is here online with Alastair Sim as Scrooge.

 

Today’s Assignment:

1. Write a Christmas-themed short story.

2. Contemplate the past, present, and future.

3. Begin to think about your New Year’s Resolution list– but don’t make it yet.