The Chimes: A Goblin Story of Some Bells that Rang an Old Year
Out and a New Year In, a short novel by Charles Dickens, was
written and published in 1844, one year after A Christmas Carol and one
year before The Cricket on the Hearth. It is the second in his series of
"Christmas books": five short books with strong social and moral messages that
he published during the 1840s.
— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.