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A Christmas Carol

New Longman Literature 11-14

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No. of pages 128


Ebenezer Scrooge is a mean and lonely businessman who despises the meaning of Christmas until one Christmas Eve when he is visited by the ghosts of his past, present and future...

What are the themes?

Relationships, individual vs. society and responsibility.

Teaching points

Many excellent passages which are good models for students' writing.


This book was recognised in the Big Read Top 100 category by the Bbc Book Awards.

This book is part of a book series called New Longman Literature 11-14 .

There are 128 pages in this book. This book was published 1994 by Pearson Education Limited .

Geoff Barton is Deputy Headteacher at Thurston Upper School, Suffolk. He is an experienced author of school texts. Laurie Smith is a part-time Teacher and consultant at King's College, London and an experienced English examiner. Charles Dickens (1812-1870) was an English writer and social critic who is generally regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian period.

This book contains the following story:

A Christmas Carol
Dickensian London is brought to life in Charles Dickens' tale of A Christmas Carol, where Ebenezer Scrooge is forced to take stock of his life with the help of the ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Future. Will he stay a stingy, sad, lonely old man or will he mend his ways and find happiness and company with his fellow men?

This book is in the following series:

New Longman Literature 11-14

This book has been nominated for the following award:

Bbc Book Awards
This book was recognised in the Big Read Top 100 category by the Bbc Book Awards.

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