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He wept and laughed and wept again

When the story of A Christmas Carol came to Charles Dickens, “he wept over it, laughed, and then wept again". Rich Lowry describes how Dickens wrote and published A Christmas Carol and its worldwide influence in A Dickensian Christmas.

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My only regret is that the Christmas Carol is too long to read aloud to modern young audiences on Christmas Eve. For years we have had real candles on a huge tree, and on Christmas Eve we light them and I read a Christmas story. I've always wanted to make it A Christmas Carol, but the only time I tried it, eyes were glazing over and indeed closing after about Page 35. The long winter evenings were longer in Dickens' time...

Incidentally, a book you might want to look at and perhaps recommend to BATB readers is the late Sir Laurence Whistler's wonderful The English Festivals, now alas out of print but still findable on Abebooks and/or Alibris.

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