A Christmas Carol Penguin Audio Book Break

Penguin USA is getting into the holiday spirit this week for its book break. This week’s break is the first four chapters of Dickens’ A  Christmas Carol.

Have you seen any of the Christmas Carol movies yet this season? I noticed one the other night, while I was surfing toward something else, but it didn’t appeal to me particularly. I never really had a favourite until someone insisted I should watch the Alastair Sim version.

I fell in love with it! Yes, it’s over the top, but the whole story is rather over the top, when you think about it. To my mind, at least, the melodrama really fit the story. Now I’m starting to look for that version every year. I haven’t seen it yet, but I bet as we get closer to Christmas, it will show up on some channel. Woo!

Meanwhile, give the Penguin chapters a listen if you’re in the mood for this Christmas tradition:

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