The Faber Book of Christmas

edited by Simon Rae
NZD $45.00

A droll Yuletide anthology, reissued in a gorgeous Liberty print gift hardback edition.

This is a festive collection of stories, carols, prose and poetry. Over 280 pages celebrate white Christmases, traditional Christmases, carols, family, food, presents, and Christmas legends.

This glorious anthology brings together writers from Charles Dickens and Philip Larkin, Evelyn Waugh and Wendy Cope, Jilly Cooper and John Milton.

You'll learn why we kiss under mistletoe and exactly who can claim to hosting The Worst Christmas Dinner Ever. It is a delightful book that is guaranteed to spread Christmas cheer.

Author bio:

Simon Rae is a British poet, broadcaster, biographer and playwright who runs the Top Edge Productions theatre company. He won the Poetry Society's National Poetry Competition in 1999 and has also been awarded an Eric Gregory Award and a Southern Arts Literature Bursary and held Royal Literary Fund fellowships at Oxford Brookes and Warwick Universities. His play Grass won a Fringe Highlight award in 2002.
Rae presented Radio 4's Poetry Please for five years and wrote a regular topical poem for the Saturday Guardian for ten years.

Category: Humour & Gift
ISBN: 9780571338726
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Non Fiction
Pub Date: November 2017
Page Extent: 288
Format: Book
Subject: Literary studies: fiction, novelists & prose writers