Friday 20 December 2013

Book Beginnings on Fridays...

Hosted by Gilion at Rose City Reader

Book Beginnings on Fridays as stated by the host was started:

"to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires."

You can share on Google + and social media , please post using the hash tag #BookBeginnings and there's also a Mr Linky on the host's blog.

Book Beginnings: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens


Stave 1

Marley's Ghost

Marley was dead, to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that. The register of his burial was signed by the clergyman, the clerk, the undertaker, and the chief mourner. Scrooge signed it. And Scrooge's name was good upon'Change' for anything he chose to put his hand to.

This book doesn't really need any more introduction from me.It's one of my all time favourite Christmas stories and my Christmas is complete until I have read it.

Wishing you all a very Happy Christmas



  1. Best read with a cup of cheer...for me, egg nog. Thanks for contributing to the holiday mood. Merry Christmas!

    My Friday post:

    1. Hi Catherine - thanks for visiting. Egg Nog reminds me of Christmas past !
      Merry Christmas to you too :)

  2. Great choice for the season! It's such a fantastic story. Happy Christmas to you too :D

    My Friday Book Memes

    1. Hi Lianne - thanks for visiting - Merry Christmas :)

  3. Definitely a good one for the upcoming days....thanks for sharing. Here's MY FRIDAY MEMES POST

    1. Hi Laurel - Thanks for visiting - Happy Christmas :)

  4. What a great choice! The Christmas Carol is the best, I reread it every year around this time too. Thank you so much for sharing and Merry Christmas!

  5. That seems to be the favorite of all Christmas books. :)

    THANKS for sharing.

    Enjoy your weekend.

    There is a free download of A Christmas Carol on my blog courtesy of Atria Books if you want to stop by.

    Silver's Reviews
    My Book Beginnings

  6. I just realized that I haven't read A Christmas Carol this year! Thank you for the reminder.
    My Book Beginnings/Friday 56 post features MAGGIE'S TURN.

  7. Would luv to read it this year. Don't think there is time.(:


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