Scrooge was a tight-fisted hand at the grind-stone! a squeezing, wrenching, grasping, scraping, clutching, covetous, old sinner! Hard and sharp as flint, from which no steel had ever struck out generous fire; secret, and self-contained, and solitary as an oyster. The cold within him froze his old features, nipped his pointed nose, shrivelled his cheek, stiffened his gait; made his eyes red, his thin lips blue; and spoke out shrewdly in his grating voice. A frosty rime was on his head, and on his eyebrows, and his wiry chin. He carried his own low temperature always about with him; he iced his office in the dogdays; and didnt thaw it one degree at Christmas.
Watch Steve Cook Behind The Scenes in the Making of A Christmas Carol...
Bah! Humbug! Ebenezer Scrooges dismissal of Christmas cheer is one of literatures most recognized phrases. Scrooges cold and hardened heart serves as the battleground for Dickens powerful tale of repentance. When Scrooge emerges from his Christmas Eve visits by three ghostsChristmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet to Comeas a changed man, readers and listeners alike cannot help but be moved by his miraculous conversion.
Voice actor Steve Cook brings this beloved short story to life with sound effects, music, and a host of voices and accents. This new presentation of a timeless classic provides perfect family listening, both in the living room and in the car. Start a new tradition this year by inviting Ebenezer Scrooge to be a part of your Christmas celebration.
Bonus: MP3 versions of each chapter are included on Disc 1
Total Running Time: 3 1/2 hours
Copyright: 2008 Five Talents Audio in association with American Vision and Tolle Lege Press
CD, 4 hours
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