Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days Audiobook, by Jeanette Winterson Play Audiobook Sample

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Author: Jeanette Winterson Narrator: Jeanette Winterson, Imogen Church Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Audio Length: Release Date: December 2016 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781504799393

Publisher Description

For years Jeanette Winterson has loved writing a new story at Christmastime, and here she brings together twelve of her brilliantly imaginative, funny, and bold tales. For the Twelve Days of Christmas—a time of celebration, sharing, and giving—she offers these twelve plus one: a personal story of her own Christmas memories.

These tales open a portal into the spirit of the season, when time slows down and magic starts to happen. From trees with mysterious powers to a tinsel baby that talks, philosophical fairies to flying dogs, a haunted house to a disappearing train, Winterson’s innovative stories encompass the childlike and spooky wonder of Christmas, perfect for listening to by the fire with loved ones or while traveling home for the holidays.

Enjoy the season of peace and goodwill, mystery, and a little bit of magic courtesy of one of our most fearless and accomplished writers.

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  • “Savor the season’s tales of ghosts, ‘magical interventions, ordinary encounters that turn out to be not ordinary at all, small miracles, and salutes to the coming of the light.’”

    - Elle
  • “Award-winning author Winterson’s celebration of the twelve days of Christmas is a surprising and cheering addition to her work…A delectable read for long winter nights.”

    - BBC (Ten Books to Read in December)
  • “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
  • “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
  • “Magic…Leave politics at the door, watch Elf for the tenth time, and begin the tradition of reading Christmas Days—to yourself, to your loved ones.”

  • “Spooky, inventive, funny…Winterson’s mixed bag of fictional treats has a nineteenth-century charm much needed in the grim twenty-first.”

    - Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
  • “Spooky, clever, funny, and poignant, Winterson’s supernatural tales refresh our appreciation of what it truly means to give, to love, and to share joy.”

    - Booklist


  • A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice
  • A New York Times Notable Book for 2017
  • A USA Today Pick

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About the Author

Jeanette Winterson, born in Manchester, England, is the author of more than a dozen books, including the New York Times bestseller Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? as well as Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and The Passion. Her work has won many prizes, including the Whitbread Award for Best First Novel, the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize, the E. M. Forster Award, and the Stonewall Award. She is professor of new writing at the University of Manchester.

About the Narrator

Imogen Church, an Earphones Award-winning narrator, trained as an actress at the Drama Centre London, under Christopher Fettes, Yat Malmgren, and Reuven Adiv. Since graduating, she has worked extensively in theater, film, commercials, and comedy sketch work, and she also works regularly as a voice artist. As a screenwriter, her first screenplay won the 2009 award for Best Feature Screenplay at the Reel Women Film Festival in Los Angeles.