From Hollywood A-listers to the homeless and displaced facing another Christmas alone, this beautifully curated anthology presents personal testimony from a diverse range of individuals about what the festive season means to them. Heart-warming, witty and uplifting reading.
The perfect gift book, featuring the writing of Meryl Streep, Bill Bailey, Emilia Clarke, Olivia Colman, Caitlin Moran, Richard Ayoade, Emily Watson and others, to coincide with the upcoming movie Last Christmas, starring Emma Thompson, Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding.
When you think back to Christmases past, what (if anything) made it magical? Looking towards the future, what would your perfect Christmas be? What would you change? What should we all change?
This is a beautiful, funny and soulful collection of personal essays about the meaning of Christmas, written by a unique plethora of voices from the boulevards of Hollywood to the soup kitchens of Covent Garden.
Away from the John Lewis advert, the high street decorations and the candied orange in Heston Blumenthal's Christmas pudding, this gem of a book introduced and curated by Emma Thompson and Greg Wise celebrates the importance of kindness and generosity, acceptance and tolerance - and shows us that these values are not just for Christmas.
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 220 x 158 x 26 mm
'The perfect gift for anyone who loves all things Christmas ... it's a festive gem.' - Woman & Home magazine
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