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  • A Christmas Carol

    “For it is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas, when its mighty Founder was a child Himself.”  A Ghost-Story of Christmas by Charles Dickens, first published in London by Chapman & Hall in 1843, is a very heart-warming story and will remind each one of us to have – generosity, kindness, and universal love for your community. A Christmas Carol tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge who is selfish, insensitive and inconsiderate towards his fellow beings. And something changes in him when he is visited by the ghost of his former business partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come. What changes him?

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  • Dracula

    It is a timeless Gothic horror tale written in 1897 that suggests a struggle between modernity and science with religion and superstition. The story is that of a Transylvanian vampire who, using supernatural powers, makes his way to England and they’re victimises innocent people to gain the blood on which he survives. Led by Dr. Abraham Van Helsing—an expert on “obscure diseases”— a small group of men and a woman are at last able to overpower and destroy Dracula.

     

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  • Frankstein

    Frankenstein; is an 1818 novel written by English author Mary Shelley that tells the story of Victor Frankenstein, a young scientist who creates a sapient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment. Shelley started writing the story when she was 18, and the first edition was published anonymously in London on 1 January 1818, when she was 20. Her name first appeared in the second edition published in Paris in 1821.

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  • The Canterville Ghost

    “He made me see what Life is, and what Death signifies, and why Love is stronger than both.”  Oscar Wilde
 The Canterville Ghost is a delightful story written in a witty way by Oscar Wilde, first published in 1887. The story is about a rather brash American family that buys a haunted mansion called Canterville Chase in Victorian England. Then there begins the holy terror by the ghost of a dead nobleman. Not only this American family faces new experiences in this mansion, this strange ghost also faces some odd but very curious experiences with this family that he had never faced before in 300 years.

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  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll Mr. Hyde

    Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a Gothic novella by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in 1886. The work is also known as The Strange Case of Jekyll Hyde, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, or simply Jekyll and Hyde. It is about a London legal practitioner named Gabriel John Utterson who investigates strange occurrences between his old friend, Dr Henry Jekyll, and the evil Edward Hyde. The novella’s impact is such that it has become a part of the language, with the vernacular phrase “Jekyll and Hyde” referring to persons with an unpredictably dual nature: outwardly good, but sometimes shockingly evil.

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