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‘Bah! Humbug!’: How Charles Dickens grew sick of Christmas

‘Bah! Humbug!’: How Charles Dickens grew sick of Christmas

The Telegraph - By Lucy Davies

‘A Christmas Carol’ invented the holiday as we know it – but turned Charles Dickens into Scrooge, discovers Lucy Davies “Mr Dickens stirs the gravy,” reported a rapt member of the audience at a reading of A Christmas Carol by the author in December 1867. The auditorium was packed; the queue for …

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