One How many film versions exist after all You have the Muppets Disney Sim Scott the Lifetime adaptions gag Stewart and others I am no doubt forgetting And then there are the short stories and tv shows What "reading or in my case rereading the story "or in my case rereading the story is remind of you two things How good the story is AND HOW GOOD OR BAD SOME OF THE FILM how good or bad some of the film are The best film versions keep all the detail Sim and Stewart stick closely to the novella taking "large chunks of dialogue For instance in the Patrick Stewart version Bob "chunks of dialogue For instance in the Patrick Stewart version Bob p the poker to attack the reformed Scrooge Bob thinks at first Scrooge needs to be put in a padded room Even though I have read and seen and heard the story countless times it still reads freshThe rest of the stories in the volume come from Christmas Editions or The Pickwick Papers for the most part The Goblins who Stole a Sexton is a forerunner of A Christmas Carol and makes an interesting comparison Outside of Carol my favorite tales are The The Last of the High Kings (New Policeman, ueer Chair The Baron of Grogzwig The Trial for Murder and The SignalmanTheeer Chair is one of the funniest ghost stories ever written It truly is The narrator sounds extactly like the man from Carol The Baron of Grogzwig is funny because it comments on marriage and suicide It is rather interesting that it is a story that deals with suicide in a humor filled vein The cynical part of me wonders how much Dickens saw himself in the BaronBoth Trial and Signalman are good tradition ghost stories Signalman has at least inspired one television version an episode of Poltergeist The Legacy Their inclusion brings the ghost story rightly back to the spooky and shows that Dickens could master humor and terror While I have read several of these stories before including A Christmas Carol many of them were new to me I prefer Dickens s longer works because he is such a master of detail and description None of the stories were actually scary but they probably had lots of scariness for the readers way back when Dickens mixes The Gi War Against Japan uite a dose of satire into pretty much all his works and these ghost stories are no exceptionI have to comment on one of the stories The. Ost story at Christmas and many of his tales in this genre are presented here including the brilliant novella The Haunted Man and the Ghost's Bargain which deserves to be as well known as A Christmas Carol While all his supernatural tales aim to chill the spine they are not without thesua. ,
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I have a very very strange relationship with Mr Charles Dickens Before I knew anything about his private "Life I Would Read One "I would read one his books and love
The next book I read would dislike You know the dislike that makes you bang your head against the desk The dislike of nails on a blackboard For instance I love Great Expectations but I can t stand A Tale of Two CitiesDespite my relationship with Dickens s longer novels most of his short fiction especially his ghost stories I have always enjoyed I still enjoy them even though at least in terms of his private life DickensIT THE NEXT BOOK I READ
Sounds Like A Bit Of Putz I Think That Islike a bit of putz I think that is word I want He thought Little Red Riding Hood was the perfect girl I always thought she was bit slow It s a talking wolf They don t talk You should be running you twitThis collection includes 12 of Dickens best known ghost stories I m not sure that all of them all the best It does include A Christmas Carol the most famous of them all Let s start with that one before it becomes the elephant and the gorilla lurking in the backgroundA Christmas Carol has to be the most overdone over reference over Things Mother Used to Make used Dickens story ever The most recent movie version of the tale called it the greatest Christmas story ever This confused me Shouldn t one Christmas story the one about Christ be the greatest Christmas story ever After all that s where we get the name from shakes head A Christmas Carol however is a wonderful story It has wonderful beautiful detail And Vicky you re right Dickens is hilarious My favorite line is Scrooge had often heard it said that Marley had no bowels but he had never believed itntil now To be fair to Dickens he does a wonderful job with women in the story as well It is true that we never know the names of Bob s wife or Scrooge s niece but they have spirited and are just in their criticism Additionally who doesn t like Mrs Fezziwig Dickens works in much about the human condition industrial evils and the like but there is wonderful joy in the novel and the teller of the story is really a wonderful character as well A very likable character as wellIt s true that the story is overd. Throughout his illustrious writing career Charles Dickens often turned his hand to fashioning short pieces of ghostly fiction Even in his first successful work Pickwick Papers you will find five ghost stories all of which are included in this collection Dickens began the tradition of the gh. .
Haunted HouseThis one started out ite exciting and even a bit funny "Suddenly the main character goes off on a side story and never "the main character goes off on a side story and never I was ite disappointed because I thought I might claim it as my favorite in this collection Ah wellI had to keep checking this one out of the library because I kept putting it aside to read other things The stories don t really take that long to read Read October 2016 on IG with bookishsteph1 pagesandcup booksnot bagfullofbooks EekHouseBuddiesWithATwistFavorite Short Stories The Fantasy Faerie Erotica Collection - 8 Sexy Gay Stories of Romantic Vampires, Faeries, and Other Magical Lovers ueer Chair The Bagman s Story The Ghost s of the Mail The Story of the Bagman s Uncle The Haunted House The Signalman Four Ghost Stories The First Story This volume comprises a collection of fifteen ghost stories by Dickens As with any collection it is a bit of a mixed bag Some are superlative some are less than mediocre Theeer Chair A man takes shelter in an inn and falls in love with the widowed and moneyed innkeeper who is courted by another man A chair in his room helps him succeed in his est 5 starsA Madman s Manuscript Story about an
Abusive Man Really Boring 1man Really boring 1 Goblins who Stole a Sexton A miserly sexton is taught a lesson by goblins on Christmas Eve 3 starsThe Ghosts of the Mail I loved this one A man kept travelling in a coach from a different period and ends p in cahoots with a woman who well read it 5 starsBaron Ko ldwethout s Apparition Another one about an abusive husband who marries out of greed At least this one had some character development 2 starsThe Haunted Man and the Ghost s Bargain This was the longest of the book and the worst I am not sure what this was about except for some sick college kid a pure woman who couldn t be touched by evil and a haunted man Boring beyond Belief 0 StarsTo Be Read At Dusk 0 starsTo Be Read at Dusk woman sees a man s apparition on the eve of her wedding and then the man shows Nyx up in person What gives 4 starsThe Ghost in the Bride s Chamber Two men spend a night in Who doesn t love to read Ghost stories They are all fun and excitingnless of course you re reading them alone in a room at night and getting pretty terrified every time you hear a meow. L traits of Dickens' flamboyant style his subtle wit biting irony humorous incidents and moral observations It is a mixture which makes these stories fascinating and entertaining as well as Blanco nocturno unsettling To paraphrase the Fat Boy in Pickwick Papers Charles Dickens wants to make your flesh cree.