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A really quite delightful short novel based on a very fanciful Dickensianly fanciful, in fact account of the writing and publication of A Christmas Carol.Dickens is immensely broke His wife Catherine is expecting yet another addition to the family His books haven t been selling the most recent, Martin Chuzzlewit, was a complete disaster He s pretty certain his publishers, Squib Ledrook, have been cheating him Thomas Carlyle thinks his friend Charley should give up this fiction A really quite delightful short novel based on a very fanciful Dickensianly fanciful, in fact account of the writing and publication of A Christmas Carol.Dickens is immensely broke His wife Catherine is expecting yet another addition to the family His books haven t been selling the most recent, Martin Chuzzlewit, was a complete disaster He s pretty certain his publishers, Squib Ledrook, have been cheating him Thomas Carlyle thinks his friend Charley should give up this fiction stuff to which he s obviously not suited and do something sensible like resume his journ Wow, was this a bad book The style was probably supposed to be Dickensian, but I ve never been a fan The premise sounded good, but I can t pretend I enjoyed it After five days, I gave up and skimmed to the end. Das Buch war ein absoluter Zufallsgriff aus der Bibliothek Ich hatte Lust auf eine sch ne, atmosph rische Weihnachtsgeschichte und genau das habe ich auch bekommen.Erz hlt wird wie Charles Dickens 1843 A Christmas Carol schrieb und damit seinem Land Weihnachten zur ckgab Darin verwoben ist die Geschichte um den jungen Benjamin Newborn, der selbst wie eine Mischung aus Dickens ber hmten Jungenfiguren wirkt If you love Charles Dickens, this is a must read. ( Epub ) ☦ A Midnight Carol ♷ , London Though The Approaching Christmas Looks Bleak At The Home Of The Dickens Family, Charles And His Pregnant Wife Catherine Try To Maintain A Good Cheer For Their Four Young Children Debts Are Mounting, Food Is Scarce, And Charles Books According To His Miserly Publisher Are No Longer SellingThe Charles Has An Idea, Which Comes To Him In The Ghostly Form Of Oliver Cromwell, The Long Dead, Spirit Crushing, Lord Protector Of England A Christmas Carol Will Be Dicken S Most Brilliant Work Yet, Both For Its Mass Appeal And Underlying Political Message But Many Sinister Forces Oppose The Success Of This Literary Gem And It Is Only Through Faith, Kindness And The Innate Goodness Of Mankind That A Christmas Carol Will Become A Timeless Classic And That The Young Writer Charles Dickens Will Truly Save Christmas For All Of England A small book and a quick read A little history, biography, mystery, comedy What s not to like Book Description from It was the bleakest winter of Charles Dickens s life In 1843, with his most recent books bringing in almost no income and his wife pregnant with their fifth child, Dickens had to face facts Only an innate sense of courage could make him risk losing everything and result in one of the greatest literary gifts ever given to the world the magical A Christmas Carol.I I had heard the story of Dickens s writing of A Christmas Carol before, and was surprised and happy to find a book that tells the tale This was a likable and pleasant book to read on a quiet afternoon I enjoyed the characters, and the references to the Dickens characters and plot elements were entertaining Some of the writing was just a little weak, but overall the book was interesting, and somewhat fact based The way the author tied in Robert Peel s adoption of a street orphan was interes I had heard the story of Dickens s writing of A Christmas Carol b I thought this book was delightful, although I don t think it gave a true depiction of Dickens, based on other things I ve heard about him It portrayed him in a very sympathetic light, the victim of unscrupulous publishers and a fickle public It also positions him as a champion of the poor, hauned by his father s sins of alcoholism and irresponsible spending The subplot of Benjamin Newborn s devotion to Dickens and the tale of his pleading to t What a fun and interesting holiday read I really enjoyed this book and it will remain on my holiday keepers shelf to re read Well researched, this is a reimagining of Dickens private life, family life, as well as financial life on the verge of penury before publis This is a wonderful story about a wonderful story A midnight Carol tells the story of the writing of A Christmas Carol and how it very nearly didn t get published This is a book I would suggest that anyone who has a special place in their hearts for The Car