Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories (Penguin Christmas Classics)

Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories (Penguin Christmas Classics)

Christmas at Thompson Hall: And Other Christmas Stories (Penguin Christmas Classics)

Anthony Trollope


One of six cherished Christmas classics in collectible hardcover editions
 
Christmas at Thompson Hall brings jointly the simplest of the Christmas tales of Anthony Trollope, some of the most profitable, prolific, and revered English novelists of the 19th century. Characterized by way of insightful, psychologically wealthy, and infrequently wryly funny depictions of the center category and gentry of Victorian England—and encouraged sometimes by way of missives within the “lost letter” field of the provincial publish workplace that Trollope ran—these stories helped to enshrine the traditions of the adorned Christmas tree, the vacation turkey, and the giving of store-bought gifts. Today, they open a window onto a time whilst carolers crammed the streets and every house’s door displayed a wreath of evergreen boughs, a time at once distant and but startlingly familiar.
 
Penguin Christmas Classics
 
Give the present of literature this Christmas.
 
Penguin Christmas Classics honor the ability of literature to maintain on giving during the a long time. The six volumes within the sequence usually are not basically our so much loved Christmas stories, additionally they have given us a lot of what we like concerning the vacation itself. A Christmas Carol revived in Victorian England such Christmas hallmarks because the Christmas tree, vacation playing cards, and caroling. The yule yarns of Anthony Trollope popularized through the British Empire and around the globe the trimmings of Christmas in London. The lifestyles and Adventures of Santa Claus created the beginning tale for the presiding spirit of Christmas as we all know it. The vacation stories of Louisa may possibly Alcott formed the perfect of an American Christmas. The evening prior to Christmas introduced forth a few of our earliest Christmas traditions as handed down via folks stories. And The Nutcracker encouraged the main well-known ballet in historical past, one visible through thousands within the twilight of each year.
 
Beautifully designed hardcovers—with foil-stamped jackets, ornamental endpapers, and nameplates for personalization—in a small trim measurement that makes them ideal stocking stuffers, Penguin Christmas Classics embrace the spirit of giving that's on the middle of our such a lot widespread tales concerning the holiday.
 
Collect all six Penguin Christmas Classics:
 
A Christmas Carol by way of Charles Dickens
Christmas at Thompson corridor: And different Christmas Stories by way of Anthony Trollope
The existence and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum
A Merry Christmas: And different Christmas Stories by means of Louisa might Alcott
The evening prior to Christmas via Nikolai Gogol
The Nutcracker via E. T. A. Hoffmann

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking global. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents an international bookshelf of the simplest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts better via introductions and notes through exceptional students and modern authors, in addition to updated translations by means of award-winning translators.

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