A picture for the novella The Chimes

The Chimes

The Chimes, A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In (1844) is the second of Dickens' five Christmas Books. It's about the disillusionment of a poor working-class man named Toby "Trotty" Veck. It is featured in our collection of Christmas Stories.

The Chimes Toby

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

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