A Very British Christmas: Twelve Days of Discomfort and Joy by Rhodri Marsden

A Very British Christmas: Twelve Days of Discomfort and Joy

Imagine if all your Christmases did actually “come at once”.That idiom is supposed to evoke an image of delight, happiness and nothing going wrong, but the British Christmas doesn’t always turn out that way. Yes, sometimes all the gifts are perfect, everyone’s on great form and no one chokes on a mince pie. But on other occasions you’ll fall through a glass cabinet or set...

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  • Fritzov
    There is a bit of a difference on how we celebrate christmas in Sweden and how they do it in the United Kinggdom. ...
  • Sharon
    Thank you to Netgalley, the author and the Publishers for this review copy, given in exchange for an honest review.This is a book detailing all the little things we do to celebrate Christmas. It’s jam packed full of stories and anecdotes from Santa visiting to the traditional Christmas feast. T...
  • Sandra
    REVIEWI always try to read a few Christmas themed books in November/December in an attempt to get into the "Christmas-sey mood" so I was looking for an appropriate book to read and review when I found this one. As I am British I was interested to see what Christmas rituals and traditions are thought...
  • Ashley Beery
    It was okay, I wish there was more details and more stories than just British Christmases are awkward type of deal. We know they are, give us more details and more in depth stories besides a few just short quips. I want the sights, the sounds, the ability to feel right in the midst of it all. I miss...
  • Gaynor Thomas
    We all have our Christmas traditions - from the tatty fairy perched at a drunken angle on the top of the tree to the stupid games that must be played on Christmas Day, while partaking of quantities of food and drink that we would find impossible to justify at any other time of year. These are the th...
  • Alex Sarll
    A wry, witty and poignant exploration of the small oddities which make a British Christmas, taking in both the national stuff that baffles other countries (nobody else understands crackers, and really, why would they?) and the idiosyncratic family traditions that even baffle the neighbours. It reall...
  • Victoria Lambert
    Made me laugh and laugh out loud. So evocative of Christmases we have all known...
  • Charlotte Jones
    *Disclaimed: I received this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.*Anyone who knows me will know that I absolutely adore Christmas and this book epitomises all of the weird and wonderful things that I love about the season. From the Christmas music, to food, to the commercialisati...

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