Rosie’s #Bookreview Team #RBRT #Christmas #ShortStories Silent Night by @WendyClarke99

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Today’s team review is from Jenny, she blog here http://jennyworstall.wordpress.com

#RBRT Review Team

Jenny has been reading Silent Night by Wendy Clarke

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My review:

I have long been an admirer of Wendy Clarke’s short stories; she writes with great delicacy about the deep emotional truths found at the heart of seemingly everyday lives.

Christmas is a time of heightened emotion and this collection explores themes of loneliness, loss and love, all with the constant thread of the real meaning of Christmas running through.

In ‘Finding Santa’ we sympathise with a family stranded at Gatwick Airport as the festive season starts and in ‘All I Want for Christmas’ we feel for the new step-father desperately searching the shops for the elusive must-have-toy late on Christmas Eve.

The most original story of the collection in my opinion is ‘Silent Night’, but my favourite is ‘Christmas Strike’, for its humour and for the tenderness of…

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12 thoughts on “Rosie’s #Bookreview Team #RBRT #Christmas #ShortStories Silent Night by @WendyClarke99

  1. This sounds like a perfect addition for Christmas reading, Michelle, and I love reading inspirational and heart-tugging Christmas books each year when the holiday season begins. Thanks for sharing with us. Sending love and hugs. xo

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