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Christmas Days 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days by Jeanette Winterson
  

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Everybody loves a Christmas story. The tradition of the Twelve Days of Christmas is a tradition of celebration, sharing and giving. And what better way to do that than with a story? Read these stories by the fire, in the snow, travelling home for the holidays. Give them to friends, wrap them up for someone you love, read them aloud, read them alone, read them together. Enjoy the season of peace and goodwill, mystery, and a little bit of magic.

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Synopsis

Christmas Days 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days by Jeanette Winterson

There are ghosts here and jovial spirits. Chances at love and tricks with time. There is frost and icicles, mistletoe and sledges. There's a cat and a dog and a solid silver frog. There's a Christmas cracker with a surprising gift inside. There's a haunted house and a SnowMama. There are Yuletides and holly wreaths. Three Kings. And a merry little Christmas time. And for the icing on the Christmas cake, there are twelve festive recipes from Yuletides past and present. Red cabbage, gravlax, turkey biryani, sherry trifle, Mrs Winterson's mince pies and more.

Reviews

'A wonderful mix of festive stories and recipes.' Good Housekeeping


About the Author

Jeanette Winterson OBE is the author of ten novels, including Oranges are not the Only Fruit, The Passion and Sexing the Cherry; a book of short stories, The World and Other Places; a collection of essays, Art Objects as well as many other works, including children's books, screenplays and journalism. Her writing has won the Whitbread Award for Best First Novel, the John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize, the E. M. Forster Award and the Prix d'argent at Cannes Film Festival.

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Book Info

Publication date

10th November 2016

Author

Jeanette Winterson

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Author's Website

www.jeanettewinterson.com

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Publisher

Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Format

Hardback
304 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
Short Story Collections

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781911214304

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