“External heat and cold had little influence on Scrooge. No warmth could warm, no wintry weather chill him. No wind that blew was bitterer than he, no falling snow was more intent upon its purpose, no pelting rain less open to entreaty.” ? Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol A Christmas Carol (1843) by Charles Dickens recounts the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, an elderly miser who refuses donations to people on the occasion of Christmas. The story takes an interesting turn when Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the spirits of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come who teach him a great deal of lessons. As the story unfolds, it will take you along on an enthralling and enlightening journey of Scrooge’s transformation into a kinder, gentler man.