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The Twelve Days of Christmas

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Grove Press An imprint of Grove Atlantic, an American independent publisher, who publish in the UK through Atlantic Books. The Twelve Days of Christmas" by John Julius Norwich: This book is one of the funniest on the planet. And who but Quentin Blake could exploit the full comic possibilities of this hilarious debacle as first birds, then maids and finally the full percussion section of the Liverpool Philharmonic bring mayhem to the calm of an English country Christmas? Each day for twelve days, Edward sends her one of the gifts mentioned in "The Twelve Days of Christmas" carol and Emily responds with a letter for each day. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

And who but Quentin Blake could exploit the full comic possibilities of this hilarious debacle as first birds, then maids and finally the full percussion section of the Liverpool Philharmonic create mayhem in the calm of an English country Christmas? The monologue is performed by the reading out of letters written by Emily Wilbraham to her lover Edward.The 103 third parties who use cookies on this service do so for their purposes of displaying and measuring personalized ads, generating audience insights, and developing and improving products. May also contain light spine creasing or a few markings such as an owner's name, short gifter's inscription or light stamp. Corvus Atlantic’s commercial fiction list which includes women’s, historical, romance, sci-fi, crime and thriller.

It makes me laugh out loud every time I read it and I keep it out (not just for Christmas) to read through it occasionally. They also considered that it was a way of dropping hints about the consequences of poorly idealised Christmas presents. I received it as a gift many years ago and still read it at Christmas time - take a break and have a laugh. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions. A friend recommended it to me and it has made my husband and myself laugh each time we read it, and reading it will become a Christmas tradition at our house.I often see things, in the artwork, that I haven't noticed before---in spite of owning it for years! You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice.

Everyone knows the 'Twelve days of Christmas', but not as rewritten by John Julius Norwich in this delightful correspondence, which records the daily thank-you letters from one increasingly bemused young lady to her unseen admirer. First edition thus hard back binding in publisher's original Devon cream cloth covers, scarlet title and author lettering to the spine. FIRST EDITION 1998, small 8vo, 185 x 135 mm, 7¼ x 5¼ inches, pale yellow cloth, gilt vignette and lettering, pale violet endpapers, (32) pages. For the final letter, after Edward has sent members of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic to her, [2] Emily's solicitor G.I had a hard copy of this book many years ago and loved it, but I must have lent it out as this year I could not find it. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Everyone knows the ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’, but not as rewritten by John Julius Norwich in this delightful correspondence, which records the daily thank-you letters from one increasingly bemused young lady to her unseen admirer. First edition: octavo; hardcover, with gilt spine and upper board titles and decoration; unpaginated (32pp. It was published by Atlantic Books and is based upon the Christmas carol " The Twelve Days of Christmas".

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