Christmas Short Works Collection 2007


Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(3.7 stars; 8 reviews)

LibriVox’s 2007 Christmas Short Works Colletion containing public domain short stories, essays, poems, and scripture passages recorded by a variety of LibriVox members. Section 09: A Cornish Christmas Play, a mummers' play, was read by gathered members of the UK LibriVox chapter (Sarah O'Connor, Graham Redman, Cori Samuel and Peter Yearsley.) (5 hr 30 min)

Chapters

Adventures of the Blue Carbuncle 50:09 Read by Ralph Snelson
Christmas at Sea 4:19 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
Christmas Fairy of Strasburg 8:54 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
Christmas Present 11:24 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
A Christmas Star 8:30 Read by Esther
Christmas Storms and Sunshine 34:06 Read by Lucy Burgoyne (1950 - 2014)
Christmas Trees 4:10 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
A Conscience Pudding 33:27 Read by Cori Samuel
A Cornish Christmas Play 5:46 Read by LibriVox Volunteers
The Gift of the Magi 13:50 Read by Patti Brugman
God Bless Us Every One 1:47 Read by Jan MacGillivray
Hang Up the Baby’s Stocking 1:53 Read by Jan MacGillivray
Hoodoo McFiggin's Christmas 6:22 Read by Doug Stalnaker
Karma 1:11 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
Little Match Girl 7:01 Read by Don Good
Little Tree 1:34 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
The Magi 0:59 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
Mr. Bluffs' Experiences of Holidays 16:01 Read by Nathalie M.
Mrs. Santa Claus 5:59 Read by Kara Shallenberg
The Night After Christmas 3:59 Read by Jan MacGillivray
An Old-Time Christmas 10:14 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
The Philanthropist's Christmas 20:42 Read by Nathalie M.
The Queerest Christmas Grace 18:19 Read by Nathalie M.
A Rhyme for Christmas 2:43 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)
The Story of Christmas 7:03 Read by Esther
A Story that Never Ends 14:23 Read by Tofor
To An Old Fogey 2:28 Read by Cori Samuel
Twas the Night Before Christmas (A Visit From St. Nicholas) 3:51 Read by JemmaBlythe
Vera's First Christmas Adventure 25:19 Read by Andy Minter (1934-2017)
Twas the Night Before Christmas (A Visit From St. Nicholas) 4:06 Read by Alan Davis Drake (1945-2010)

Reviews

Enjoyable

(3 stars)

There was a good variety of stories in this volume, although I never fail to be surprised by the Victorian appreciation for tragic Christmas stories. I didn't listen to every story as I've previously read some of them.