Christmas Stories

Christmas Stories

by Diana Secker Tesdell (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307267177
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/30/2007
Series: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 576,834
Product dimensions: 4.85(w) x 7.37(h) x 1.07(d)

About the Author

Diana Secker Tesdell is the editor of the Everyman's Pocket Classic anthologies Christmas Stories, Love Stories, Dog Stories, Cat Stories, Horse Stories, New York Stories, Bedtime Stories, Stories of Art and Artists, Stories of Fatherhood, Stories of Motherhood, Stories of the Sea, and Stories from the Kitchen, and of the Everyman's Library Pocket Poet Lullabies and Poems for Children.

Table of Contents

Charles Dickens
The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton
(from The Pickwick Papers)

Nikolai Gogol
The Night Before Christmas

Arthur Conan Doyle
The Blue Carbuncle

Anthony Trollope
Christmas at Thompson Hall

Leo Tolstoy
Where Love is, God is

Anton Checkhov

Willa Cather
The Burglar's Christmas

O. Henry
A Chapparal Christmas Gift

Saki (H.H. Munro)
Reginald's Christmas Revel

Vladimir Nabokov

Damon Runyon
Dancing Dan's Christmas

Evelyn Waugh
Bella Fleace Gave a Party

Elizabeth Bowen
Green Holly

John Cheever
Christmas is a Sad Season for the Poor

Truman Capote
A Christmas Memory

John Updike
The Carol Sing

Muriel Spark
Christmas Fugue

Grace Paley
The Loudest Voice

Alice Munro
The Turkey Season

Richard Ford

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Christmas Stories 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
KathleenM-H More than 1 year ago
A fascinating compilation of Christmas stories. But be aware, a few of the stories could certainly garner a "PG-13" rating (my mom would say "R") and if you are giving this book as a gift know your recepient well. This might not be the best choice for your child's Sunday School teacher.