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Mr. Dickens and his carol / Samantha Silva.

Silva, Samantha, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at South Central Regional Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Altona Library F Sil (Text) 35864002404539 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Morden Library F Sil (Text) 35864002404513 Adult Fiction Volume hold Available -
Winkler Library F Sil (Text) 35864002404521 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 04/06/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250154040 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 276 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2017.

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Summary, etc.:
"Laced with humor, rich historical detail from Charles Dickens’ life, and clever winks to his work, Samantha Silva's Mr. Dickens and His Carol is an irresistible new take on a cherished classic. Charles Dickens is not feeling the Christmas spirit. His newest book is an utter flop, the critics have turned against him, relatives near and far hound him for money. While his wife plans a lavish holiday party for their ever-expanding family and circle of friends, Dickens has visions of the poor house. But when his publishers try to blackmail him into writing a Christmas book to save them all from financial ruin, he refuses. And a serious bout of writer’s block sets in. Frazzled and filled with self-doubt, Dickens seeks solace in his great palace of thinking, the city of London itself. On one of his long night walks, in a once-beloved square, he meets the mysterious Eleanor Lovejoy, who might be just the muse he needs. As Dickens’ deadlines close in, Eleanor propels him on a Scrooge-like journey that tests everything he believes about generosity, friendship, ambition, and love. The story he writes will change Christmas forever." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 > Fiction.
Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Christmas carol > Fiction.
Writer's block > Fiction.
Christmas stories.
Genre: Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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