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

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


Amalia rated it ★★★★★

December 10, 2017

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 just replied ''nothing'', you are correct. Jeanette Winterson offers us 12 stories and 12 recipes for...

Diane S ☔ rated it ★★★★☆

February 05, 2017

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 heartwarming story with a wonderful message. The Mistletoe Bride, a gothic tale of well deserved revenge. Chr...

Cecily rated it ★★★☆☆

January 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 or winter theme, topped and tailed with an introduction and a Christmas message. I use, but don’t...

JanB rated it ★★★☆☆

December 31, 2017

This was a Traveling Sister read with Norma, Berit, Dana, Nikki,and Holly. The Traveling Sister review of this book and others can be found on their blog at: https://twogirlslostinacouleereading.... I have mixed feelings about this book. As is often the case with short stories, I enjoyed a few bu...

Emer rated it ★★★★☆

December 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 tactile; a beautiful woven cloth hardback with gorgeous silver pickups. How could I resist??? I love al...

Diane rated it ★★★★☆

December 18, 2016

I am not generally a Christmas book reader, or Christmas special watcher, mainly because I find the majority of these are a little too sappy for my tastes. But I saw a couple of nice reviews of this one, I've heard a lot of good things about Winterson's writing, and my library had it on the shelf...

Jenny (Reading Envy) rated it ★★★★☆

December 26, 2017

This book has a little bit of everything and was the perfect read for the calm afternoon of Christmas. Jeanette Winterson is completely herself in this book, and I do wonder how it would come across if you were not already familiar with her writing. For me, I am a huge fan, so it worked. Each of...

Maria Roxana rated it ★★★★☆

December 20, 2017

”Suntem oameni, nu mașini. Avem și noi zile proaste. Suntem inspirați, și totuși dăm greș. Nu suntem unidimensionali. Avem inimi ce se frâng și suflete cu care nu știm ce să facem. Ucidem și distrugem, dar și construim și facem lucruri posibile. Am fost pe lună și am inventat computerele. Am dele...

Laysee rated it ★★★★☆

December 08, 2017

Christmas Day: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days is just about the most perfect read for this time of year. To Jeanette Winterson, “Christmas has a special delight - as though the season is cheering you on.” Her enjoyment of Christmas is communicated through 12 recipes, each of which held spec...

Ali rated it ★★★★★

February 04, 2017

Twelve stories and twelve feasts for twelve days, it simply oozes Christmas spirit. The volume opens with ‘Christmas Tide’ an introductory essay by the author, ruminating on what Christmas is and where it, and all those traditions we take for granted come from. The twelve stories which follow are...

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