Hark!: The biography of Christmas (Paperback)
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Hark!: The biography of Christmas (Paperback)

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Paperback 288 Pages / Published: 22/09/2017
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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.

Publisher: Lion Hudson Plc
ISBN: 9780745980171
Number of pages: 288
Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm


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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

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“Informative and great fun”

This is a really great read. Not only do you get facts about Christmas that really are informative, it’s written in such a fun and entertaining way that anyone would enjoy it. Paul Karensa Young is a skilled... More

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20th November 2017
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