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Der Weihnachtsabend (illustriert)

Der Weihnachtsabend (illustriert)( )
Author: Dickens, Charles
Translator: Aubrey Moriarty, Edward
Illustrator: Johansen, Viggo
Leech, John
Publication Date:Jan 2018
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $.99
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Die Geschichte beginnt mit der simplen Feststellung, Jacob Marley sei tot. Der Leser wird darüber aufgeklärt, dass Jacob Marley der Geschäftspartner, Weggefährte und einzige Freund des Protagonisten Ebenezer Scrooge war, bis er vor sieben Jahren am Weihnachtsabend verstarb. Dickens beschreibt Ebenezer Scrooge als Menschen, der voller Kälte ist und Kälte überall verbreitet, als enorm geizig und habgierig. Nach Marleys Tod ist Scrooge der alleinige Inhaber des Warenhauses ¿Scrooge and...
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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Author Biography
Dickens, Charles (Author)
Charles Dickens, perhaps the best British novelist of the Victorian era, was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England on February 7, 1812. His happy early childhood was interrupted when his father was sent to debtors' prison, and young Dickens had to go to work in a factory at age twelve. Later, he took jobs as an office boy and journalist before publishing essays and stories in the 1830s.

His first novel, The Pickwick Papers, made him a famous and popular author at the age of twenty-five. Subsequent works were published serially in periodicals and cemented his reputation as a master of colorful characterization, and as a harsh critic of social evils and corrupt institutions. His many books include Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Bleak House, Great Expectations, Little Dorrit, A Christmas Carol, and A Tale of Two Cities.

Dickens married Catherine Hogarth in 1836, and the couple had nine children before separating in 1858 when he began a long affair with Ellen Ternan, a young actress. Despite the scandal, Dickens remained a public figure, appearing often to read his fiction. He died in 1870, leaving his final novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, unfinished.


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