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Big Book of Christmas Novels, Tales, Legends & Carols (Illustrated Edition)

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The 'Big Book of Christmas Novels, Tales, Legends & Carols (Illustrated Edition)' serves as a monumental anthology that weaves together a tapestry of festive narratives from a plethora of literary giants. This compendium spans across a vast range of styles and periods, encapsulating the essence of Christmas through varied lensesbe it through the whimsical landscapes of Dickensian winters, the poignant reflections of Harriet Beecher Stowe, or the legendary tales recounted by Hans Christian Andersen. The collection stands out for its ability to harmonize these diverse voices, offering readers a multidimensional exploration of holiday themes, from the joy and goodwill of the season to the reflection on human kindness and the spirit of giving. This anthology distinguishes itself by not only the breadth of its selections but also through the inclusion of illustrated works, enhancing the reader's experience by visually bringing to life the narratives within. The array of authors contributing to this volume comprises a veritable who's who of literary figures spanning several centuries. From William Shakespeare to Leo Tolstoy, and from Mark Twain to Lucy Maud Montgomery, the anthology showcases the richness of Christmas stories through the ages, aligning with various historical, cultural, and literary movements. This convergence of celebrated writers not only delineates the universal appeal of the holiday spirit but also reflects the diverse traditions and interpretations of Christmas worldwide. The collective contributions of these authors enrich the anthology's theme, offering a comprehensive historical and cultural perspective on Christmas as seen through the prism of literary art. 'Readers seeking an all-encompassing journey through the holiday season will find this anthology an invaluable treasure trove of Christmas lore. The wide array of narrativesranging from tales that capture the quintessence of Christmas warmth to legends that delve into the folklore of the seasonpresents a rare opportunity to experience the holiday spirit through a multitude of voices and styles. This scholarly curated collection not only serves as an educational resource on the evolution of Christmas literature but also as a beacon of the enduring power and beauty of storytelling. Diving into this anthology promises a unique exploration of the festive season, instigating a deeper understanding and appreciation for the rich tapestry of Christmas stories that have been cherished and passed down through generations.'
Selma LagerlöfGuy de MaupassantEdgar WallaceMark TwainArthur Conan DoyleAlphonse DaudetGeorge MacdonaldRobert Louis StevensonHenry Wadsworth LongfellowElizabeth Cleghorn GaskellFrances Hodgson BurnettLouisa May AlcottLucy Maud MontgomeryNathaniel HawthorneRobert E. HowardRudyard KiplingSarah Orne JewettWilliam MorrisWashington IrvingCharles DickensL. Frank BaumSusan CoolidgeJ. M. BarrieWilliam Makepeace ThackerayWilliam ShakespeareVernon LeeHans Christian AndersenLeo TolstoyAnthony TrollopeEmily DickinsonO. HenryMary Elizabeth BraddonAnton ChekhovEleanor H. PorterAndrew LangAlfred TennysonWilliam WordsworthHarriet Beecher StoweBeatrix PotterWalter ScottMartin LutherE. T. A. HoffmannCharles MackayBrothers GrimmBret HarteSakiWilla CatherMeredith NicholsonThomas Nelson PageBooth TarkingtonHenry Van DykeBjørnstjerne BjørnsonCarolyn WellsFyodor DostoevskyNell SpeedEllis Parker ButlerMax BrandBooker T. WashingtonWilliam John LockeGustavo Adolfo BécquerMargaret SidneyClement MooreHamilton Wright MabieJuliana Horatia EwingWilliam Butler YeatsFlorence L. BarclayAmy Ella BlanchardJacob A. RiisWalter CraneBenito Pérez GaldósMary AustinJules SimonArmando Palacio ValdésAndré TheurietMarcel PrévostFrançois CoppéeMaxime Du CampJames Russell LowellBen JonsonRalph Henry BarbourErnest IngersollOlive Thorne MillerMary Louisa MolesworthMary E. Wilkins FreemanC. N. WilliamsonA. M. WilliamsonCyrus Townsend BradyJohn Addington SymondsJohn LeightonElbridge S. BrooksIsabel Cecilia WilliamsS. Weir MitchellMary Hartwell CatherwoodW. H. H. MurrayOliver Bell BunceRobert HerrickAnnie F. JohnstonRuth McEnery StuartAlice Duer MillerSamuel McChord CrothersSophie MayJames Whitcomb RileyAmanda M. DouglasMary Stewart CuttingLucas MaletGeorge WitherWillis Boyd AllenFrances Ridley HavergalMaud LindsayJames Selwin TaitIsaac WattsEliza CookPhillips BrooksKate Upson ClarkMarjorie L. C. PickthallAnne Hollingsworth WhartonAlice Hale BurnettEvaleen SteinElia W. PeattieCecil Frances AlexanderChristopher NorthA. S. BoydEdward A. RandWilliam Douglas O'ConnorEdward ThringHarrison S. MorrisSusan Anne LivingstonRidley SedgwickJames S. ParkEdmund Hamilton SearsEdmund BoltonRobert SouthwellC.s. StoneHarriet F. BlodgettJohn G. WhittierRichard Watson GilderMargaret DelandReginald HeberGeorg SchusterMatilda Betham EdwardsAngelo J. LewisWilliam Francis DawsonWilliam DrummondAlfred DomettDinah Maria MulockTudor JenksHenry VaughanLaura Elizabeth RichardsJohn Punnett PetersChristian BurkeEmily Huntington MillerCyril WinterbothamEnoch Arnold BennettFrank Samuel ChildGeorgianna M. BishopSarah P. DoughtyE. E. HaleMarion CliffordF. ArnsteinJames Weber LinnAntonio MaréPedro A. De AlarcónF. L. StealeyGrace Margaret GallaherNora A. SmithPhebe A. CurtissNellie C. KingLucy WheelockAunt HedeFrederick E. DewhurstJay T. StockingAnna RobinsonFlorence M. KingsleyM. A. L. LaneElizabeth HarkisonRaymond McaldenF. E. MannWinifred M. KirklandKatherine Pyle