2022 book club

december book

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

fairy tale · ghost story · Victorian Literature | <200 pages

A Christmas Carol in Prose; Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, commonly known as A Christmas Carol, is a novella by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843 and illustrated by John Leech. A Christmas Carol recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. After their visits, Scrooge is transformed into a kinder, gentler man.

discussion

next club meeting date: TBD (last week of December)

discussion questions:

Nah, we're not doing discussion questions. What are we gonna say about A Christmas Carol that hasn't been said??


reminder: book club members are invited to email their reviews, ratings, and reaction gifs to alicia@thedigitaldiarist.ca.

what we've read so far

JANUARY – The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

FEBRUARY – The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

MARCH – Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer

APRIL – The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

MAY – Persuasion by Jane Austen

JUNE – Trick Mirror by Jia Tolentino

JULY – Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

AUGUST – The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

SEPTEMBER – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

OCTOBER – Hap and Leonard: Savage Season by Joe R Lansdale

NOVEMBER – Stardust by Neil Gaiman

what should we read next?