A Desiccated Christmas

A Desiccated Christmas

by Vanessa Wright

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A Desiccated Christmas by Vanessa Wright

Bongani Shabangu is a black Santa Claus in South Africa, sweltering under the midday sun in an outfit that should strictly speaking only be worn at the North Pole. He is so busy entertaining children and wondering about the situation in South Africa that he forgets to hydrate. He has visions of an ice cold Coke, yet his time runs out as he becomes more and more dehydrated. Hallucinations turn innocent young children into unimaginable horrors and Bongani slowly loses his mind. The short story twists the usual perception of Christmas and urges it into the realm of horror.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940045575669
Publisher: Vanessa Wright
Publication date: 01/11/2014
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 595,174
File size: 200 KB

About the Author

I am a 47 year old visual artist, author, mom and pug breeder. Two of my Afrikaans short stories have recently been published in My kort vir jou sop available on amazon.com as an e-book and soon to be released in soft cover. I have taken part in Nanowromo 2012 and reached the target on day 26. I have my own blog at iread1966.wordpress.com, appropriately named Humouring the dark, where I have a few followers. I am also active on Facebook and Twitter and am a member of a writing group. I lead my own book club as well- I am a true bookaholic. Writing has always been my passion, however the timing always seemed incorrect as daily life interrupted more frequently than not. Now, I have decided to go big or go home.

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A Desiccated Christmas 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The story wasn't great but it wasn't horrible either.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So much for judging a book by it's cover. The cover was much better than the story!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago