Dickens’ famous Christmas work may not be his best – Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Dickens' famous Christmas work may not be his best
Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
The turning-of-the-seasons holiday season known to the ancients as “Jol” in Old Norse, “Geola” in Old English, and eventually “Yule,” all meant “feast,” and were celebrated roughly around time of the winter solstice. Generosity was a driving force of