The Man Who Invented Christmas

Paperback $14.99

Broadway Books | Oct 25, 2011 | 256 Pages | 5-5/8 x 7-5/8 | ISBN 9780307405791

  • Paperback$14.99

    Broadway Books | Oct 25, 2011 | 256 Pages | 5-5/8 x 7-5/8 | ISBN 9780307405791

  • Ebook$11.99

    Crown | Nov 04, 2008 | 256 Pages | ISBN 9780307449733

Praise

“In this small but remarkable book, Les Standiford offers readers a gift for all seasons. Carefully researched and written in a stately, lucid prose, this book will be cherished by those who love Dickens, enjoy Christmas, or ponder the endless mysteries of human behavior.”
—Roland Merullo, author of American Savior

“A wonderfully absorbing and revealing account, full of things I did not realize about A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens, and the world of publishing. Once I started reading this book, truly, I could not put it down.”
—Dan Wakefield, author of New York in the Fifties

The Man Who Invented Christmas is destined to be a classic about a classic. As Tiny Tim might say, ‘God Bless Everyone,’ in this case Standiford, for creating such a delightful and engaging gem—part history, part literary analysis, and all heart, just like the book that inspired it.”
—Madeleine Blais, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and author of Uphill Walkers


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