'A Christmas Carol' Was Published 174 Years Ago Today!

On This Day in 1843: A Christmas Carol, a novella by Charles Dickens, was first published in London by Chapman & Hall. The book met with instant success and critical acclaim. Carol tells the story of a bitter old miser named Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation into a gentler, kindlier man after visitations by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present and Yet to Come. • • • #achristmascarol #dickens #scrooge #bahhumbug #onthisday #todayinhistory #historytoday #onthisdayinhistory #onthisdate #saturdaynightfever #premier #socialgood #socialimpact #socialentrepreneurship #dert #dertbook

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A Christmas classic turns 174 years old today!

Charles Dickens' classic story A Christmas Carol was published on December 19, 1843. The story follows Ebenezer Scrooge as he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

The book has inspired many adaptions and retellings over the years. 


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