The Greatest Christmas Novels, Stories, Carols & Legends (Illustrated Edition)
Sprache - Englisch
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Über das eBook
DigiCat presents to you a meticulously edited Christmas Classics collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The First Christmas Of New England (Harriet Beecher Stowe) The Gift of the Magi (O. Henry) The Holy Night (Selma Lagerlöf) A Merry Christmas & Other Christmas Stories (Louisa May Alcott) A Letter from Santa Claus (Mark Twain) Silent Night The Night After Christmas The Child Born at Bethlehem The Adoration of the Shepherds The Visit of the Wise Men As Joseph Was A-Walking The Tale of Peter Rabbit (Beatrix Potter) Where Love Is, God Is (Leo Tolstoy) The Three Kings (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow) A Christmas Carol (Samuel Taylor Coleridge) Life and Adventures of Santa Claus (L. Frank Baum) Christmas At Sea (Robert Louis Stevenson) The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman (Emily Dickinson) The Heavenly Christmas Tree (Fyodor Dostoevsky) The Little City of Hope (F. Marion Crawford) Christmas in the Olden Time (Walter Scott) Christmas In India (Rudyard Kipling) A Christmas Carol (Charles Dickens) The Twelve Days of Christmas The Wonderful Wizard of OZ (L. Frank Baum) Ring Out, Wild Bells (Alfred Lord Tennyson) Little Lord Fauntleroy (Frances Hodgson Burnett) Black Beauty (Anna Sewell) The Christmas Child (Hesba Stretton) Granny's Wonderful Chair (Frances Browne) The Romance of a Christmas Card (Kate Douglas Wiggin) Wind in the Willows (Kenneth Grahame) The Wonderful Life - Story of the life and death of our Lord (Hesba Stretton) The Christmas Angel (A. Brown) Christmas at Thompson Hall (Anthony Trollope) Christmas Every Day (William Dean Howells) The Lost Word (Henry van Dyke) The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (E. T. A. Hoffmann) The Little Match Girl The Elves and the Shoemaker Mother Holle The Star Talers Snow-White…
Über den Autor
Selma Lagerlöf (1858–1940), a luminary of Swedish literature, was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature, an accolade she received in 1909 in recognition of her profound narrative art, which is replete with idealism and humanity. Born in Mårbacka, Värmland, Sweden, Lagerlöf is noted for her rich storytelling which is anchored in folklore, legend, and her deep rural heritage. Her literary style blends a distinctive nordic romanticism with a modern exploration of character and psychological depth. One of Lagerlöf's remarkable gifts was her ability to weave ethereal legends with the everyday realities of Scandinavian life. Among her notable works is 'Gösta Berling's Saga' (1891), a novel that earned her significant praise and launched her career. Another cornerstone of her literary accomplishment is 'The Wonderful Adventures of Nils' (1906), which was originally conceived as a reader for schools but gained international acclaim for its lyrical narrative and evocative descriptions of the Swedish countryside. In her collection, 'The Greatest Christmas Novels, Stories, Carols & Legends (Illustrated Edition)', Lagerlöf showcases her artistry in capturing the essence of Christmas through a Scandinavian prism. This work, like many of her others, is imbued with themes of redemption, compassion, and the enduring human spirit. Selma Lagerlöf's profound influence on both Swedish literature and international letters remains a testament to her pioneering spirit and her quest to explore the gentle and mystical contours of human experiences.
Genre: Sprache - Englisch
Umfang: 10532 Seiten
Größe: 54,2 MB
Veröffentlichung: 8. November 2023