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Santa's Library: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends

The Gift of the Magi, A Christmas Carol, Silent Night, The Three Kings, Little Lord Fauntleroy…

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Santa's Library: 400+ Christmas Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends presents an unparalleled collection that traverses the vast landscapes of Christmas literature, encapsulating the essence of the season through a remarkable diversity of perspectives and literary styles. From the poignant tales of Charles Dickens and the lyrical verses of William Wordsworth to the imaginative creations of L. Frank Baum and the folkloric compilations by the Brothers Grimm, this anthology offers a comprehensive exploration of Christmas narratives. These works, varying from the profoundly religious to the whimsically secular, collectively highlight the multifaceted nature of the holiday and its universal appeal across cultures and generations, weaving a rich tapestry of festivity, reflection, joy, and unity. The editors have meticulously curated works from an impressive array of authors, each contributing their unique voice to the overarching theme of Christmas. The collection spans several centuries, featuring seminal figures in literature such as Shakespeare and Chekhov, alongside influential cultural icons like Booker T. Washington and Hans Christian Andersen. This blend of literary giants, rooted in diverse historical, cultural, and social milieus, significantly enriches the anthologys exploration of Christmas, allowing for a multifarious examination of its customs, its ethos, and its impact on human empathy and moral values. Through this historic and cultural lens, readers gain a deeper appreciation for the holiday's role in shaping literary and societal narratives. Santa's Library offers readers an exceptional opportunity to delve into the Christmas spirit as envisioned by over a hundred of the worlds most beloved writers. It opens a window to the holiday's universal themes of hope, generosity, and peace, celebrated through a multitude of voices and styles. Enthusiasts of literature and Christmas alike will find in this expansive anthology a treasure trove of Christmas cheer, historical insight, and literary excellence. It's an invitation to explore the depth and breadth of the Christmas experience, making it an essential addition to any bookshelf for both its educational value and its capacity to inspire and unite through the power of storytelling.
Selma LagerlöfGuy de MaupassantEdgar WallaceMark TwainAlphonse DaudetGeorge MacdonaldRobert Louis StevensonHenry Wadsworth LongfellowElizabeth Cleghorn GaskellFrances Hodgson BurnettLouisa May AlcottLucy Maud MontgomeryRobert E. HowardRudyard KiplingSarah Orne JewettWilliam MorrisCharles DickensL. Frank BaumSusan CoolidgeJ. M. BarrieWilliam Makepeace ThackerayWilliam ShakespeareVernon LeeHans Christian AndersenLeo TolstoyAnthony TrollopeEmily DickinsonO. HenryAnton ChekhovEleanor H. PorterAndrew LangAlfred TennysonWilliam WordsworthHarriet Beecher StoweBeatrix PotterWalter ScottMartin LutherE. T. A. HoffmannCharles MackayBrothers GrimmBret HarteSakiMeredith NicholsonThomas Nelson PageBooth TarkingtonHenry Van DykeBjørnstjerne BjørnsonCarolyn WellsFyodor DostoevskySelma LagerlofMax BrandBooker T. WashingtonWilliam John LockeGustavo Adolfo BécquerClement 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 JonsonErnest IngersollOlive Thorne MillerMary Louisa MolesworthMary E. Wilkins FreemanC. N. WilliamsonA. M. WilliamsonJohn Addington SymondsElbridge S. BrooksIsabel Cecilia WilliamsMary Hartwell CatherwoodOliver Bell BunceRobert HerrickAnnie F. JohnstonSamuel McChord CrothersSophie MayJames Whitcomb RileyAmanda M. DouglasLucas 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. RandEdward 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 VaughanJohn 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