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Round About the Christmas Tree

a miscellany of festive stories - Ab 18 J.
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Cover TextDesigned to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. This edition is introduced by Ned Halley and features charming illustrations by Alice Ercle Hunt.Round About the Christmas Tree is the perfect Christmas gift for book lovers as all facets of the festive season are represented here in one gorgeous volume. This anthology shows what an inspiration Christmas was for so many famous writers; whether it be a time for celebration, for family, or a chance to remember those in hardship. There are heart-warming stories from Charles Dickens and E. Nesbit, comic fun from G. K Chesterton and Saki, touching whimsy from Hans Christian Anderson and even crimes to solve from Arthur Conan Doyle.
Product TypeBook
Publishing year2018
Publishing date15/09/2018
Pages360 pages
SizeWidth 102 mm, Height 158 mm, Thickness 18 mm
Weight204 g
Minimum age18 years
Article no.32816475


Table of ContentChapter - 1: Round About the Christmas Tree by W. M. ThackerayChapter - 2: The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle by Arthur Conan DoyleChapter - 3: The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian AndersonChapter - 4: Christmas Eve by Washington IrvingChapter - 5: Christmas at Thompson Hall by Anthony TrollopeChapter - 6: Christmas Inspiration by L. M. MontgomeryChapter - 7: The Flying Stars by G. K. ChestertonChapter - 8:...more
PrefaceA sparkling collection of Christmas stories from our most loved authors, introduced by Ned Halley and featuring illustrations by Alice Ercle Hunt.


The best Christmas stories from: William Makepeace Thackeray, Arthur Conan Doyle, Hans Christian Andersen, Washington Irving, Anthony Trollope, L. M. Montgomery, G. K. Chesterton, Charles Dickens, O. Henry, L. Frank Baum, J. M. Barrie, Louisa May Alcott, E. Nesbit, Thomas Hardy, William Dean Howells, Saki, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Fyodor Dostoevsky.