Charles Dickens (1821 - 1870) used his fiction to criticize the injustices of his time, especially the brutal treatment of the poor.
In "A Christmas Carol," Scrooge, a crotchety old miser, is shown the error of his ways and learns what it means to have love in his heart. "A Christmas Carol" is the selection for the R.E.A.D. Book Club's meeting on Friday, Dec. 18, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Refreshments provided. Stop by the library for a copy of the book of the month.
The R.E.A.D. book club meets every 3rd Friday of the month.