Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days
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Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days

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Title:Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days
Edition Language:English
ISBN:0802125832
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:293 pages

    Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days Reviews

  • Cecily
    Jan 03, 2017

    This is a physically beautiful collection of a dozen (for the twelve days of Christmas) new short stories, alternating with a dozen pieces about food (each ending with a recipe), all with a Christmas ...

  • Diane S ?
    Dec 13, 2016

    This may well be the only Christmas book I read this season, and of so I am glad I chose this one. I loved every single story, though of course I had a few favorites.The Snowmama, a magical heartwarmi...

  • Kirsty
    Jan 04, 2017

    I decided to purchase Christmas Days for three reasons: firstly, it is festive; secondly, it is beautiful in itself; and thirdly, it was written by one of my favourite contemporary authors. Rather tha...

  • Emer (ALittleHaze)
    Dec 19, 2016

    This was an impulse buy. I was standing at the counter in my local bookshop ready to pay for my other purchases when I saw this beautiful looking book. I had to pick it up. The cover was just so tacti...

  • Anthe
    Dec 28, 2016

    Loved some stories, really didn't feel anything when reading others. Being a vegetarian, I had some difficulty with the whole 'palm oil is terrible and will kill the planet but here eat some meat' ext...

  • Amalia Gavea
    Dec 26, 2016

    It's Jeanette Winterson, people. I could read her shopping list and still be a happy reader. In Christmas Days we have her impeccable style and stories about Christmas. What could go wrong? If you jus...

  • Misty
    Dec 30, 2016

    I always know that Jeannette Winterson is going to reward me with rare and unalloyed reading pleasure. I've been impressed over the course of her career with her facility with language, her stunning p...

  • Natalie (weneedhunny)
    Dec 18, 2016

    As with all short story collections, you'll like some more than others. Some of the later stories appealed less, especially the few ones with a religious touch - which bordered on the sugar-sweet and ...

  • Callum McLaughlin
    Dec 19, 2016

    Winterson included a really good mix of stories in this charming collection, from quiet ones about falling in love or dealing with grief to spooky tales of ghosts and revenge, all with a festive twist...

  • Louise Elliman
    Jan 02, 2017

    This is a wonderful book. A perfect Christmas present. All the stories are beautifully written and the first two left me feeling so warm and full of hope that a "Dark Christmas" was a sudden shock of ...

About Jeanette Winterson

Jeanette Winterson

Novelist Jeanette Winterson was born in Manchester, England in 1959. She was adopted and brought up in Accrington, Lancashire, in the north of England. Her strict Pentecostal Evangelist upbringing provides the background to her acclaimed first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, published in 1985. She graduated from St Catherine's College, Oxford, and moved to London where she worked as an assi