• "Charles Dickens is an indelible part of Yuletide reading"

  • "Dickens made Christmas a festival of generosity and moved it away from the unpopular religious festival it had been"

    Irish Times
  • "[A Christmas Carol is] a story which, perhaps more than any other, sums up the spirit of the British Christmas"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "Charles Dickens' Christmas stories showed his readers all the magical trappings of the season"

    Sunday Express