- Dickens, Charles. A Christmas Carol. New York: Bantam Books, 1997.
The Question and Answer section for A Christmas Carol is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The Spirit takes Scrooge to see Belle, the woman he used to love. He wants to leave because of regrets.... seeing her husband makes Scrooge think of what might have been.
He thinks the ghost is a result of indigestion from some undercooked potato or some uncooked meat.
The visit to Scrooge's school in Stave II?