A Biography of Christmas
by Paul Kerensa;
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In this delightful sleigh ride through Christmas history, Paul Kerensa answers the festive questions you never thought to ask… Did Cromwell help shape the mince pie? Was St Nicholas the first to use an automatic door? Which classic Christmas crooners were inspired by a Hollywood heatwave? And did King Herod really have a wife called Doris?
Whether you mull on wine or enjoy the biggest turkey, the biggest tree or the biggest credit card bill, unwrap your story
through our twelve dates of Christmas past. From Roman revelry to singing Bing, via Santa, Scrooge and a snoozing
saviour, this timeless tale is perfect trivia fodder for the Christmas dinner table.
Hark! by Paul Kerensa was published by Lion Hudson Plc in September 2017 and is our 3567th best seller. The ISBN for Hark! is 9780745980171.
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"I love Paul, I love Christmas, no surprise I love this book – the perfect stocking filler." – Miranda Hart:
"If you don't know what to get someone for Christmas, and would like to know how you're in this position in the first place - this funny and interesting book could solve both your problems at once." – Milton Jones:
"Christmas sits among us like a familiar member of the family — but its history, as told here, is a story-and-a-half. A brilliant book." – Jeremy Vine:
Details for Hark!
|Author / Artist||Paul Kerensa|
|Publisher||Lion Hudson Plc (September 2017)|
|Number of Pages||288|
|Page last updated||11th September 2017|