A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas is a famous novella by the British writer and social critic Charles Dickens. It tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an old miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, Jacob Marley, and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. After their visits, Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man. This is the 1st American HLP edition, with the original 1843 illustrations by John Leech. A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas is available in paperback and ebook editions.