The Ultimate Christmas Library: 400+ Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends

The Ultimate Christmas Library: 400+ Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends

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In 'The Ultimate Christmas Library: 400+ Novels, Stories, Poems, Carols & Legends,' author Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson compiles an extensive collection of literary works that celebrate the Christmas spirit. Spanning genres and time periods, this anthology includes timeless classics, endearing tales, and renowned poems that together weave a tapestry of yuletide lore and tradition. The text reflects a range of literary styles, seamlessly blending the idyllic with the introspective, and showcasing both the mirth and solemnity associated with the holiday season. The compendium not only presents readers with well-known pieces like Dickens's 'A Christmas Carol' but also incorporates lesser-known gems, offering a comprehensive look at the cultural and literary significance of Christmas.

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, a Nobel laureate celebrated for his contribution to literature, curates this collection drawing upon his own profound understanding of narrative and poetic expression. Rooted in his Scandinavian background, where winter and Christmas play pivotal roles, Bjørnson selects works that resonate with his sensibilities regarding family, community, and the human condition. His choice of content reflects a holistic view of Christmas, underscoring its universal relevance across disparate cultures and literary schools.

'The Ultimate Christmas Library' is a must-have for bibliophiles and anyone charmed by the enchantment of the holiday season. It is an ideal companion for quiet winter evenings and family gatherings alike, promising to kindle the warm glow of holiday cheer in the hearts of its readers. Scholars and casual readers will both find delight and profound meaning within its pages, making it an invaluable addition to any Christmas collection and a testament to the enduring power of this festive time of year.

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 LangWilliam 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. 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 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



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