The New Student's Reference Work/Christmas Carol, A

Christmas Carol, A, the first and best of strictly Christmas stories, is one of the masterpieces of Charles Dickens.  Written for the Christmas of 1843, it was marked by the best gifts of the novelist, humor, fancy, simplicity and tenderness.  The old miser, Scrooge, is visited and reformed by the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future.

See the full text of A Christmas Carol (Dickens).