In the occasion of Christmas, reading “A Christmas Carol in Prose, Being a Ghost Story of Christmas” is a good read for lightening the mood. This Charles Dickens Christmas novel adds a new flavour to your Christmas feels. The book was published in the year 1843 in London by Chapman & Hall. As it suits the season pretty well, it can be added to the top Christmas gifts to bringing a smile on your children’s face. This book was an instant success after being published.

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 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens was an absolute hit since the time it was published. It narrates the story of an old miser with a very bitter nature called Ebenezer Scrooge. This book is famous for portraying the transformation of this person into a kinder and gentler version after being frequently visited by his former business partner’s ghost called Jacob Marley and other Ghosts of Past Christmas, present and the unknown (i.e. yet to come).

This book highlights the era when the British were exploring and examining the various Christmas traditions that hail from the past along with the new customs that include Christmas trees and exchanging Christmas cards. Therefore, if you wish to organise a Charles Dickens Christmas style party, you should make a theme based celebration as of the early British days. Carol singing had taken a new turn during this era which can be incorporated to bring out a different dimension to this year’s Christmas celebration. Printing certain amount of Christmas carol booklets will have an added advantage in carol singing competitions.

Background - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens:-

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, being a popular content was adapted into films, opera, stage shows, and many other forms of media. If you are enthusiastic about celebrating a Charles Dickens Christmas style party, you can try using the adapted film and display it to children using a projector. A Christmas Carol book’s online versions are also available in the form of e-books.

Though Charles Dickens was not the first person to promote the Christmas season in English literature, he propagated the idea that was termed as “Carol Philosophy”. He wished to reach out to the people regarding the various issues related to social injustice and poverty. He felt that writing a Christmas story could reach out to the masses and touch them deeply which became his primary motive.

Charles Dickens being a best-selling author wanted to write a tale that would prove to be both popular and profitable. When Dickens visited the industrial city of Manchester, it brought out the urge of creating a story that would talk about the character of Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a better human being.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens does not only keep the Christmas flavour alive, but also pinpoints the main purpose of Christmas. Amidst all the entertainment and merriment, it is very important for children as well as adults to be aware of the significance of celebrating this festival every year. 

Therefore, what can be better than sharing and narrating tales written by Charles Dickens? With a tinge of literature your Christmas celebration becomes different and memorable. Apart from the literature, your Christmas is never complete without a delicious cake. If buying a cake seems a troublesome job for you, it is just one click away from