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Write a customer review. See all customer images. Showing of 2, reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. I purchased this "unabridged" copy of the Dickens' classic for my 6th grader's literature class. I have a hardback copy at home, but he needed one he could take to school and make notes in.
We found entire paragraphs missing, typos, and the table of contents does not list out the separate staves, making it very confusing. My son has tried to use this for school, but it has been too confusing for him to follow along in class, since the paragraphs and breaks don't match up with the books his peers are using.
If you are looking for an inexpensive copy of A Christmas Carol, find another option! This one is definitely not a legitimate unabridged copy, and is a terrible option if the book is for school. I am purchasing another copy for my son. Conservative publisher added their own intro. Nice cover and illustrations, but the publisher has added a forward that manages to be transphobic, homophobic and emphasizes a conservative Christian viewpoint while railing against political correctness.
I was just trying to buy a copy of a classic, not stumble into an angry comments section. This is a nice version of A Christmas Carol, but I was hoping it would be a more accurate reproduction of the first printing. It has a printed hardcover, but not leather with gilded graphic and text like the first edition was.
It also does not have the gilded page edges like the original. The biggest downfall is that the original illustrations are poor quality. Audio CD Verified Purchase. I bought this last year at Christmastime and never had the opportunity to listen to it until recently. My parents and I absolutely love it!
I have always adored Patrick Stewart's video version of a Christmas Carol, he is one of the best Scrooge's ever!
In this version it is just him reading the entire book with no sound effects, he does all of the voices brilliantly. You are drawn into the story from beginning to end. This is a masterpiece of acting. You will be enthralled by the entire production. You will feel like you are there in Merry Old England as a part of the story. Stewart has one of the best voices in the business! My review is for the item I received, not the book in general.
The pictures of the item are not what I received. The pictures in this book look like blurry photocopies of an original. I bought this item based on the pictures and amazing reviews, but apparently did not receive the same product. I purchased the book as a gift and would be embarrassed to give it.
We all know Charles Dicken's work is a timeless classic. That is a given, and so my review will only be about the quality of the overall book and artwork. Such a well put together edition of this amazing story. Strong binding, sturdy stock. And the artwork by PJ Lynch is stellar. I instantly bought another book with his illustrations after buying this one. He creates such a strong mood fitting with this iconic Christmas Ghost story. And there aren't just a few pictures, the book is filled with his art.
Very happy with this purchase. This Amazon Classics Edition is wonderful! It is truly fantastic and makes me want to read other Dickens. I found parts funny and found parts sad. Truly a timeless story!!! This may refer to both exchange-traded and over-the-counter financial instruments. The bid price also known as the buy price and the ask price also known as the sell price of a security are the prices and often quantities at which buyers and sellers are willing to purchase or sell that security.
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