From an unexpected visitor on Christmas Eve in "The Christmas Mouse" to an unwanted change of plan in "No Holly For Miss Quinn", Miss Read recounts some of the most memorable Christmas events where often, despite best-laid plans, things do not always go as expected.For heart-warming reading there is no writer to rival Miss Read, and this charming collection of Christmas tales is packed with unforgettable characters, enchanting stories and festive cheer.
©2010 Carole Boyd (P)2010 Orion Publishing Group Limited
Dear readers, as a past avid reader of Miss Read's novels and after having loved most of them in succession, this was my first audio version. Iyou, the dear reader are looking for a christmas story of warmth, of joviality and that seems to fill you with the spirit of christmas yonder, this may not be the book for you. Not have I been engrossed, nor was I equally pulled gently into the story. More so I found my mind wandering occasionally, and although not altogether bored, there was certainly a lack of charisma for me. it is for this reasosn that I give this book no more than 3 stars. While it is a happy christmas story, it is in my opinion nothing special. It is such as shame as having previously read others as I have stated above, I expected much more. Truly - Indie.
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