donderdag 8 december 2011

50 Books Challenge 2011 - # 60: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Title: A Christmas Carol
Author: Charles Dickens
Story: Ebenezer Scrooge is a heartless old miser who hates everything, especially Christmas. Then one mysterious Christmas eve, Scrooge is visited by three spirits who take him on a fantastic journey and teach him the true meaning of the season.
Start: december 5th 2011
End: december 7th 2011
Comment: One of those classic we all know, but never read. This december I just wanted to read it, finally. The great thing is that I know the story in so many different versions, and it's so recognizable. It's a very short book, but it captures the true Christmas spirit. What I love the most is Scrooge's transition from an old, grumpy man to a cheerful and kind gentleman. Maybe the story is a bit old-fashioned, but it's a classic. Not my favorite Christmas story ever, but a good read for the time of the year.
Rating: 4/ 5

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