Immerse yourself in a literary wonderland with this collection of timeless Christmas tales.
'There seems a magic in the very name of Christmas’ said Charles Dickens. From yuletide carols to scrumptious food to presents under the tree, from cold winter nights in Victorian London to countryside festivities by the fire, from the melancholies of the season to the injustices, our best writers have seen it all and written it down. A Vintage Christmas captures the very essence of what Christmas means to us and what real magic can be found, written by some of the world’s finest authors, including Charles Dickens, Arthur Conan Doyle, Anthony Trollope, Laurie Lee, E. Nesbit and Alice Munro.
Stories in A Vintage Christmas:
‘Carol-Barking’ from Cider With Rosie by Laurie Lee
‘Obadiah Oak, Mrs Griffiths and the Carol Singers’ by Louis de Bernières
‘The Turkey Season’ by Alice Munro
‘Christmas at Thompson Hall’ by Anthony Trollope
‘Christmas Shopping’ from The Green Road by Anne Enright
‘A Conscience Pudding’ from The New Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit
‘Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm’ by Stella Gibbons
‘There Never Was Such a Goose’ from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
‘Let Nothing You Dismay’ by Helen Simpson
‘Christmas Is a Sad Season for the Poor’ by John Cheever
‘A Serious Talk’ by Raymond Carver
‘The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle’ by Arthur Conan Doyle
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