Charles Dickens’s short novel A Christmas Carol is the perfect book for the holiday season. Reading the classic after only knowing the story from its various film adaptations was a treat. While the humor came across just about the same, the book offered an emotional impact as only Dickens can provide.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens 2018 Calla Editions

He paints spirts stranger than anything film has yet reproduced. . . .the figure itself fluctuated in its distinctness: being now a thing with one arm, now with one leg, now with twenty