A nice anthology of some of the best writing about Christmas in English. If Christmas is about much more than expensive gifts, Them rthis book is for you. Each story helps get you in the Christmas mood (if you are not already); they make you think about Christmas, they move you and they make you laugh...they are great writing!
I was thrilled when I saw this book in our local bookshop and promptly bought it and then another and have since bought several copies as gifts from Amazon. I have always wanted a good anthology of Christmas Stories and Poems and this attractive book offered exactly that and from a wealth of writers and poets. Here are all the usual suspects from Charles Dickens to P.G. Wodehouse but also Jane Austen to Benjamin Zephaniah. And yet the majority of the writings are refreshing discoveries for me.
'A Literary Christmas: An Anthology' should provide enjoyable reading over the Christmas Holiday and is so well presented it is a book to treasure and return to each year.
The writings are shining gems. What an excellent present for Christmas for anyone who wants to read great literature.
Let's face it The British Library would do this well, wouldn't they?!
Just wanted to add that the CDs are the perfect accompaniment. The book is great but with the CDs too it's fantastic!
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