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Fortysomething, photographer slacker, working in IT, living in Greenwich; failed polymath; drinks and eats too much, reads too little...

A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens It's the Christmas story, the one you have to read at Christmas. So, having watched the movie in the morning, in the afternoon I read the book. The story was one that I thought I knew, I was sure I'd read it as a child - my grandfather had the complete works of Dickens and I remember reading at least some of them. And you know the story already, everybody knows the story already. But there was more in there than I remembered, so maybe I hadn't.

But, some overly descriptive prose aside, it's a good book to read for Christmas.