!!> Reading ➼ The Virago Book of Christmas ➵ Author Michelle Lovric – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk

The Virago Book of Christmas Christmas Began With A Good But Harassed Woman Giving Birth In Difficult Domestic Circumstances Somewhere Between Then And Now, The Circumstances Have Changed, But For Women Today, Christmas Is Still A Time Of Joys Garnered Against The Odds We Have Moved On From Stables And Mangers To Supermarkets And Microwaves Palm Fronds And Shepherds Have Given Way To A Spangled Conifer And A Fat Man In A Red Suit In This Anthology, Reflecting The Experiences Of Than 50 Women At Christmas, Ntozake Shange And Agatha Christie Rub Shoulders With Emily Dickinson And Virginia Woolf Curl Up With A Tantalizing Volume That Gives Full Reign To The Seditious Humor, Peculiar Discomforts, And Exquisite Social Tortures Of The Season.

10 thoughts on “The Virago Book of Christmas

  1. says:

    The entire reason I bought this book was because it contained a short story by Stella Gibbons called Christmas at Cold Comfort Farm That story is wonderful, and so funny It features a younger Starkadder family a few years before Flora Poste came to straighten them out The ...

  2. says:

    An interesting collection of Christmas themed short stories, essays, snippets from letters etc.A varied mix of authors and I particularly enjoyed each introductory paragraph that gave some detail about each.As with most short story collections, some are far bett...

  3. says:

    I registered a book at BookCrossing.com eclectic mix of short stories, poetry and biographical accounts.

  4. says:

    I only read a few of these stories as they weren t as Christmassy as I thought they would be I really liked reading an excerpt from Adrian Mole which was very funny I don t think I would bother getting this out again from the library.

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