A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire

A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire

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By (author) Charles Dickens, By (author) Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell, Edited by Melisa Klimaszewski

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  • Publisher: Hesperus Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 134 pages
  • Dimensions: 124mm x 194mm x 16mm | 200g
  • Publication date: 1 September 2008
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1843911647
  • ISBN 13: 9781843911647
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 556,774

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This is one of Dickens' earliest collections of stories. Intended for the holiday season, "A Round of Stories by the Christmas Fire" offers tales of romance, theft, justice and heart-warming family reunions. Continuing the tradition of ghost stories for Christmas, some of the haunting tales are inspiring while others are chilling. The voices of this round include servants and employers alike - host and charwoman, mother and nursemaid - and some surprising ruminations on topics as diverse as disability and interracial love.

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Charles Dickens is one of England's most important literary figures. His works enjoyed enormous success in his day and are still among the most popular and widely read classics of all time.