Profile of the Day: Charles Dickens
Do you remember Charles Dickens‘ Christmas classic A Christmas Carol? On this day in 1843, Dickens’ novella was published for the first time and since then, the comforting story has never been out of print. Over the years, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge’s transformation after his spiritual visits from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come has been adapted multiple times into a variety of mediums including stage, television and film. The story’s unyielding popularity continues to this day to the extent that it’s hard to find someone who didn’t grow up hearing the tale around the holidays.
Did you read A Christmas Carol as a child? Explore author Charles Dickens’ family tree and see how you’re related!