Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days (Paperback)

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"Nowhere is Winterson's] faith in the transporting power of storytelling more on display than in her new book, Christmas Days . . . dark, otherworldly and (trademark Winterson) wickedly funny . . . a] holiday treasure . . . to be pulled out on a December night, fireside, and read aloud." --New York Times Book Review

"If you crave the mystery, the family rituals, and the special victuals of Christmastime, you'll savor . . . bold, revelatory feminist writer Jeanette Winterson's Christmas Days." --Elle

Jeanette Winterson brings together twelve of her brilliantly imaginative, funny and bold Christmas stories, linked by personal memories and twelve delicious recipes for the Twelve Days of Christmas. From jovial spirits to a donkey with a golden nose, a haunted house to a SnowMama, Winterson's innovative stories encompass the childlike and spooky wonder of Christmas. Enjoy the season of peace and goodwill, mystery, and a little bit of magic courtesy of one of our most fearless and accomplished writers.

"Winterson has presented us with unexpected holiday cheer . . . perfect for stuffing the stockings of your eccentric relatives . . . The magical tales are all exuberant." --Washington Post

"Funny, spooky stories for the Christmas season." --Los Angeles Times

"A feast of stories . . . Winterson has wrapped up a holiday present between two covers." --NPR

About the Author


Born in Manchester, England, Jeanette Winterson is the author of seventeen books, including the national bestseller Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, Sexing the Cherry, and The Passion. She has won many prizes including the Whitbread Award for Best First Novel, the John Llewllyn Rhys Prize, the E. M. Forster Award, and the Stonewall Award.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780802127228
ISBN-10: 0802127223
Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: November 14th, 2017
Pages: 304
Language: English