Ebenezer Scrooge doesn't like Christmas. He doesn't like people. He only likes money. But when the ghost of his friend Old Marley visits him on Christmas Eve, it's the beginning of a very strange night. Next morning he wishes everybody a Merry Christmas! So what has changed bad, old Mr. Scrooge? Since it was published in 1843, Charles Dickens's celebrated story about the meaning of Christmas has captured the hearts of millions of people all over the world.