A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol is a novella written by English novelist Charles Dickens. Chapman & Hall published it for the first time on December 19, 1843. Carol narrates the narrative of Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter old miser, and his change as a result of a ghostly visit from the spirit of his former business partner Jacob […]

Ebenezer Scrooge

Charles Dickens describes Scrooge as “a greedy, old sinner who squeezes, wrenches, grasps, scrapes, clutches! As hard and sharp as flint, as secretive and self-contained as an oyster.” He operates out of a Cornhill warehouse and is well-known among the Royal Exchange merchants as a creditworthy individual. Despite his substantial personal riches, he underpays his […]