“There is no doubt that Marley was dead. This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I am going to relate.”
This line comes from the very beginning of the story. What a way to begin — it says so much of an indescribable, wonderful story with a real moral lesson attached.
I’m going to post my full review on my own blog in the morning, but I wanted to allow any of you who were ready to link up to do so, and remember, if you didn’t get a chance to read it, you can read the whole story online HERE.
I posted some idea starter questions earlier this week, so you can use them as a basis for our chat, or feel free to simply give your impressions of the work as a whole.
Also, I’m looking for someone to write a Books on Screen column to run on 12/4 or 12/11 about “A Christmas Carol.” I’d love to have a review of one (or more) of the versions, including more modern adaptations/paradies if you’d like. If you’re interested, send me an email telling me which version(s) you’d cover in your guest post.
Next month is Shakespeare’s Hamlet (January 6).
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