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Christmas Stories From 'Household Words' And 'All The Year Round'

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Christmas Stories From 'Household Words' And 'All The Year Round' by Charles Dickens is a delightful collection of holiday tales that capture the magic and spirit of Christmas. From heartwarming stories of love and redemption to tales of ghosts and supernatural occurrences, Dickens weaves together a tapestry of emotions and experiences that are sure to resonate with readers of all ages.

One of the things that I loved most about this book is the rich and vivid descriptions that bring to life the Victorian era and the Christmas traditions of the time. From bustling city streets adorned with twinkling lights to cozy firesides filled with laughter and joy, Dickens transports readers to a bygone era where the holiday season was truly a magical time of year.

The characters in these stories are also incredibly well-developed and relatable, each facing their own challenges and struggles that they must overcome. Whether it's a selfish old miser who learns the true meaning of Christmas or a lonely orphan who finds a new family, Dickens' characters are always nuanced and multi-dimensional, making their triumphs and tragedies all the more poignant.

Overall, Christmas Stories From 'Household Words' And 'All The Year Round' is a timeless collection of tales that beautifully captures the essence of the holiday season. Filled with warmth, humor, and heartfelt moments, this book is sure to be a cherished addition to anyone's holiday reading list.

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Twenty stories originally published in the Christmas editions of the magazines “Household Words” and “All The Year Round”. Some of the stories have little holiday sentiment and exhibit much of the indignation Dickens felt at the social and economic injustices of his day. Some of the stories were written in collaboration with other authors. The editor of this volume chose to omit those other chapters and include only Dickens' work. The result is that some of the stories are a bit choppy, not to say confusing.


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