Christmas Books

Charles DICKENS (1812 - 1870)

From 1843 to 1848, Charles Dickens wrote a series of five novellas to be published at Christmas. Most people are familiar with the first, "A Christmas Carol." The others are "The Chimes," "The Cricket on the Hearth," "The Battle of Life," and "The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain." - Summary by Brad Filippone

Genre(s): Literary Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 A Christmas Carol - Stave One - Marley's Ghost Hamlet
00:39:32
Play 02 A Christmas Carol - Stave Two - The First of the Three Spirits Hamlet
00:36:10
Play 03 A Christmas Carol - Stave Three - The Second of the Three Spirits Hamlet
00:48:04
Play 04 A Christmas Carol - Stave Four - The Last of the Spirits Hamlet
00:30:27
Play 05 A Christmas Carol - Stave Five - The End of It Hamlet
00:13:34
Play 06 The Chimes - Chapter One - First Quarter Hamlet
00:49:19
Play 07 The Chimes - Chapter Two - The Second Quarter Hamlet
00:45:55
Play 08 The Chimes - Chapter Three - Third Quarter Hamlet
00:45:34
Play 09 The Chimes - Chapter Four - Fourth Quarter Hamlet
00:43:19
Play 10 The Cricket on the Hearth - Chirp the First Hamlet
00:56:38
Play 11 The Cricket on the Hearth - Chirp the Second Hamlet
01:06:20
Play 12 The Cricket on the Hearth - Chirp the Third Hamlet
01:09:40
Play 13 The Battle of Life - Chapter One Hamlet
00:49:01
Play 14 The Battle of Life - Chapter Two Hamlet
01:07:57
Play 15 The Battle of Life - Chapter Three Hamlet
00:58:19
Play 16 The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain - Chapter One - The Gift Bestowed Hamlet
00:59:15
Play 17 The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain - Chapter Two - The Gift Diffused (part one) Hamlet
01:00:37
Play 18 The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain - Chapter Two - The Gift Diffused (part two) Hamlet
00:25:32
Play 19 The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain - Chapter Three - The Gift Reversed Hamlet
00:57:38