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The Big Book of Christmas Treasure Tales

500 Christmas Classics - Novels, Tales, Carols & Legends

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The Big Book of Christmas Treasure Tales' stands as a monumental anthology, showcasing a diverse array of literary craftsmanship bound by the common yarn of Christmas spirit and human resilience. Embracing an eclectic mix of styles, from the whimsical fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen to the probing psychological narratives of Fyodor Dostoevsky, and the poignant verses of William Butler Yeats, this collection illuminates the multifaceted essence of Christmas and its universal appeal across cultures and epochs. Notably, it weaves together the rich tapestry of holiday lore with contributions that touch upon themes of hope, redemption, and the enduring power of kindness, reflecting a literary mosaic as vibrant as the season it celebrates. The inclusion of standout pieces ranging from Charles Dickens' heartwarming tales to the hauntingly beautiful stories of Leo Tolstoy, charts a historic and emotional journey through the landscape of Christmas literature. The anthology's breadth is further enriched by captivating illustrations that draw readers into each tale, making it a visually stunning ode to the holiday season. The contributing authors, a veritable who's who of literary giants across centuries, bring an unparalleled depth of cultural, philosophical, and artistic perspectives to the anthology. From the Victorian charm of Elizabeth Gaskell to the pioneering narratives of Booker T. Washington, the collection spans a range of literary movements and historical moments, offering a unique lens through which to explore the evolution of Christmas storytelling. The diversity of this collective not only highlights the universal language of the Christmas theme but also showcases the individual legacies of authors whose works have shaped literary history. This convergence of distinct voices and traditions under the unifying theme of Christmas illustrates the anthology's role in fostering a deeper appreciation of global literary heritage and the shared human condition. 'The Big Book of Christmas Treasure Tales' stands as an invigorating panorama of literary artistry, ideal for readers seeking to immerse themselves in the spirit of the season through a rich confluence of voices and narratives. Beyond its entertainment value, the collection serves as a scholarly resource and a treasure trove of cultural insight, inviting readers to embark on a festive journey through time and imagination. It promises not only to rekindle the warmth and joy of Christmas but also to inspire a renewed sense of connection and wonder through the enduring power of storytelling. As such, it is an essential volume for literature enthusiasts, scholars, and anyone drawn to the timeless magic of the holiday season.
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 LangWilliam 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. MorrisAlfred Lord TennysonSusan 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