[guidebook Books] PDF The Curious World of Christmas Celebrating All That Is Weird Wonderful and Festive ✓ Niall Edworthy



10 thoughts on “The Curious World of Christmas Celebrating All That Is Weird Wonderful and Festive

  1. says:

    Interesting enough Some parts were funny others silly still others sobering The section on war at Christmastime had some touching stories but the section about disasters at Christmastime was depressing Otherwise the book was filled

  2. says:

    I enjoyed this book it has a lot of fun factsAlthough I thought even though Edworthy said he was pro Christmas traditions he seemed a little passive aggressive negative through the whole book Oh well it still had lots of fun

  3. says:

    25? I'm dipping in and out of this over the Christmas holidays skimming some of it skipping other bits reading other bits with enthusiasm and making notes Overall it's not as interesting or easy to read as I had hoped but it's not bad Good December bathroom reading?I thought the Swedish smorgasbord sounded uite

  4. says:

    A really entertaining and informative

  5. says:

    Nothing new or curious here just a fairly typical compendium of Christmas facts certainly festive sometimes wonderful seldom weird although King Henry II's court fool Roland the Farter who was called on to perform his popular a leap a whistle and a fart routine was a new fact I'll mix into conversation as much

  6. says:

    Great seasonal reading The book is an interesting blend of origin stories of aspects of Christmas historical facts about things mostly tragic that happened around the holidays and primary research direct uotes and personal holiday stories The l

  7. says:

    I think I was gifted this book on Christmas While is it very entertaining and filled with many fun facts about this joyous holiday I found mysel

  8. says:

    Really interesting book learned lots of things I didn't knowWell presented with different sections easy to go back and find bitsuite funny and found myself reading bits out to peopleLiked the addition of bits from people talking about their usually unconventional ChristmasesDefinitely aimed at adults rather than kids

  9. says:

    This was given to me by a student I read about half at Christmastime and then got caught up in other books Wonderful tidbits of trivia mixed with humor but definitely the sort of book you pick at here and there and don't read all at once

  10. says:

    Not what I was expecting but entertaining nonetheless lots of interesting and curious tidbits about my favorite holiday set up in sort of a Reader's Digest format the little snippits of facts and stories made for a uick read Enjoyed

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Summary ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Niall Edworthy

Ts practical tips bizarre practices recipes uotations and a scattering of jaw dropping statistics And while it shuns cloying sentimentality it is never cynical or contemptuous The Curious World of Christmas wears its paper hat with prideChapters includePagan roots of Christmas; Christmas with our ancestors; Christmas. A really entertaining and informative

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The Curious World of Christmas Celebrating All That Is Weird Wonderful and Festive

Around the world; the origins of Santa Claus; Christmas at war; Christmas presents shopping and DIY; at work on Xmas day; reunions and tantrums; volcanoes earthuakes and train crashes; Xmas traditions; Xmas weather and Food and Drink all with a liberal sprinkling of great uotations and some statistics for good measu. Really interesting book learned lots of things I didn t knowWell presented with different sections easy to go back and find bitsuite funny and found myself reading bits out to peopleLiked the addition of bits from people talking about their usually unconventional ChristmasesDefinitely aimed at adults rather than kids Decorum the origins of Santa Claus; Christmas at war; Christmas presents shopping and DIY; at work on Xmas day; reunions and Zen Doodle Unleashed tantrums; volcanoes earthuakes and DIGIGRA sexy gravure vol395 yua kuramochi traditions; Xmas weather and Food and Drink all with a liberal sprinkling of great uotations and some statistics for good measu. Really interesting book learned lots of Folk Shawls things I didn Why Knock Rock? t knowWell presented with different sections easy Fiction Writers Workshop to go back and find bitsuite funny and found myself reading bits out Witch, Please (Not Your Basic Witch to peopleLiked Fabricate the addition of bits from people First & Then talking about Ella Puede! than kids

Summary ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Niall Edworthy

Drawing on over 2000 years of writing and experiences from all over the world The Curious World of Christmas covers every remarkable aspect of the largest religious festival on Earth This is a uniue treasury of amusing and poignant anecdotes heart warming stories ancient customs forgotten traditions historical insigh. Interesting enough Some parts were funny others silly still others sobering The section on war at Christmastime had some touching stories but the section about disasters at Christmastime was depressing Otherwise the book was filled with some amusing reflections on the history the traditions and the commercialism of Christmas