The Big Book of Christmas Novels, Stories, Myths & Carols

The Big Book of Christmas Novels, Stories, Myths & Carols

450+ Titles in One Edition: A Christmas Carol, Little Women, Silent Night, The Gift of the Magi…

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The anthology 'The Big Book of Christmas Novels, Stories, Myths & Carols' is a voluminous and festive compilation, edited with diligence to contain some of the most cherished Yuletide narratives and poems from an array of renowned authors. Brought together in this collection are such timeless treasures as O. Henry's 'The Gift of the Magi', Charles Dickens's 'A Christmas Carol', and other canonical works punctuating the literary celebration of Christmas. Curated with a discerning eye, the compilation is not only a repository of festive cheer but a testament to the cultural and literary traditions that have shaped the holiday into a universal symbol of goodwill and warmth. The literary styles range from Victorian to modernist, offering readers a comprehensive perspective on the evolution of Christmas-themed literature. Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, though not the author of these works, is the luminary figure behind the assemblage of this bountiful collection. A Norwegian writer and the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate, Bjørnson himself was deeply influenced by the spirit of humanism and the idyllic portrayal of rural life in his works. His sensitivity to the themes of justice, love, and community aligns harmoniously with the Christmas spirit, illuminating why he would be drawn to edit such a collection. His stature as a literary figure and national hero, celebrated for works such as 'The Fisher Maiden' and 'The King,' adds a distinct credibility and poignancy to this already captivating selection. Aimed at audiences seeking to immerse themselves in the quintessence of holiday storytelling, 'The Big Book of Christmas Novels, Stories, Myths & Carols' emerges as a veritable treasure trove, optimal for those cold nights by the fire steeped in reflection and joy. The diversity of voices and tales within its pages promises to enchant readers of all ages, making it an indispensable addition to any Christmas collection. May this anthology inspire in its readers a renewed appreciation for the holiday's literary richness and its gentle power to unite humanity in celebration of peace and benevolence.

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



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