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Classics are not just for Christmas

Advantages: The original story is always the best. Short, easy, cheap.
Disadvantages: funny looks when it's not December, A-Z doesn't include everything.

...***Please note: this review is for the Collins Classic edition of Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, however, Ciao have asked me to post it under another version as there are already a lot of different versions on here. Sorry! What the Dickens? I hav ...

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"CHRISTMAS! BAH HUMBUG!"

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A Christmas Carol “Oh! But he was a tight-fisted hand at the grindstone, Scrooge! A squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire.” “Bah!” sai ...

stuleg 20.12.2004 · Read full review
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"Bah, Humbug!"

Advantages: Great story and message, great for Dickens fans.
Disadvantages: I found Dickens' writing tiresome once again.

“Bah Humbug!” has become a famous catchphrase. Scrooge has become famous as well. If you’re tight-fisted or if you’re a bit of a party pooper you’re jokingly nicknamed Scrooge. Well, where did the two famous sayings come from ...

Mattroberts 14.04.2004 · Read full review
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A Christmas Carol. The Christmas Story.

Advantages: Everything - the wit and intellect, the style, the story.
Disadvantages: Perhaps just not long enough.

...review, here's a brief side-note just to say how good it is to begin writing again on Ciao. It's been a good long while since I did my last review and I feel a bit out of date, but hopefully it shouldn't take too long to get back into t ...

Sam_Garland 01.06.2007 · Read full review
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Christmas spirit in book form

Advantages: Festive, beautifully written and very accessible
Disadvantages: The 'epilogue'-esque ending could have been fuller, I think

...I can't believe I haven't read this until now! It is such a short and accessible book, but one that frightened me, made me laugh and cry, and positively dripped with Christmas spirit and goodwill. It was atmospheric yet amusing, telling the familiar ...

elliepotten 24.12.2008 · Read full review
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