A Christmas Carol: A Signature Performance by Tim Curry

Author(s): Charles Dickens
Genre: Classics
CD - unabridged
Audio (3 discs)
Product Number: BN10585
Released: Dec 13, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781531865139
Narrator/s: Tim Curry
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Tim Curry performs this timeless holiday story in a deliciously dark tone, returning it to its Dickensian roots with a vivid imagining of Victorian London and just the right touch of outrageous fun. A Christmas Carol has constantly been in print since its original publication in 1849, and has been adapted for stage, television, film, and opera. It has often been credited with returning the jovial and festive atmosphere to the holiday season in Britain and North America, following the somber period that emerged during the Industrial Revolution. The story opens on a bleak and cold Christmas Eve as Ebenezer Scrooge is closing up his office for the day. As the story progresses and Christmas morning approaches, Scrooge encounters the unforgettable characters that make this story a classic: Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and, of course, the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come.

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