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Christmas days : 12 stories and 12 feasts for 12 days

Winterson, Jeanette, 1959-2017
Jeanette Winterson brings together twelve of her brilliantly imaginative, funny and bold Christmas stories, linked by personal memories and twelve delicious recipes for the Twelve Days of Christmas. From jovial spirits to a donkey with a golden nose, a haunted house to a SnowMama, Winterson’s innovative stories encompass the childlike and spooky wonder of Christmas. Enjoy the season of peace and goodwill, mystery, and a little bit of magic courtesy of one of our most fearless and accomplished writers.
First Grove Atlantic paperback edition.
New York, NY : Grove Press, 2017.©2016.
292 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Includes recipes.
Christmas-tide -- Spirit of Christmas -- Mrs. Winterson's mince pies -- The SnowMama -- Ruth Rendell's red cabbage -- Dark Christmas -- Kathy Acker's New York custard -- Christmas in New York -- my Christmas Eve smoked salmon and champagne -- The mistletoe bride -- Susie's Christmas Eve gravlax -- O'Brien's first Christmas -- Dad's sherry trifle -- The second-best bed -- Shakespeare and Company's Chinese dumplings -- Christmas cracker -- my mulled wine (or, No more fruit in main courses) -- A ghost story -- Kamila Shamsie's turkey biryani -- The silver frog -- my New Year's Eve cheese crispies -- The lion, the unicorn, and me -- my New Year's Day steak sandwich -- The glow-heart -- my twelfth night fishcakes -- Christmas greetings from the author.
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