Most of us have seen A Christmas Carol
dozens of times on stage and film. But when was the last time we
actually read the book? Here is a wonderful new edition, complete with
Dickens' original text, wonderful four-color drawings, and an insightful
Introduction by storyteller and theologian John Shea.
"A Christmas Carol
is a classic precisely because it cannot be confined to a wintry
Christmas Eve and Morn in nineteenth century England," Shea writes, "and
it cannot be completely tamed by familiarity. The story may be old and
often told, but it is not toothless. 'Beware' should be stamped in red
letters on the cover of this book.... Scrooge awakens in us a vague
uneasiness, a need to scrutinize our choices to see where they have led
us. We might have cut ourselves off from something essential. We may be
missing the fullness of what is available."
book is printed on high-quality matte paper with a linen-finish soft
cover. It is the perfect birthday or holiday book for family, friends,
colleagues, and staff members.