Star Over Bethlehem: Poems and Holiday Stories

September 8, 2017 - Comment

[Read by Simon Vance]A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you’ve never heard it before.The fable of a donkey who carries a mother and child safely to Egypt.The tale of a widow who dislikes people until she meets a strangerFrom the most popular writer of all time comes a treasured collection of short

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[Read by Simon Vance]

A retelling of the Christmas Story in a way you’ve never heard it before.

The fable of a donkey who carries a mother and child safely to Egypt.

The tale of a widow who dislikes people until she meets a stranger

From the most popular writer of all time comes a treasured collection of short stories and poems celebrating the holiday season.

This special edition also contains a wealth of Agatha Christie rarities — not only all the stories, poems, and illustrations from her long out-of-print book ”Star over Bethlehem” (1965) but also a reproduction of all her rare poetry from the two collections ”The Road of Dreams” (1924) and ”Poems” (1973).

Comments

Harry C. Copeland says:

Master Mystery Author Captures Spirit of the Holidays Intriguing stories and inspiring poems by a master author kept me engrossed during the holidays. Points of view for retelling traditional stories in the Bible were imaginatively narrated (Mary’s journey with the unborn Jesus, the “naughty” donkey who becomes a “reformed” creature when he meets the baby Jesus, and the story of an elderly Mary patiently taking care of a surprising character from the New Testament. The poems, too, were enriching, challenging, musical, and, at…

RannW says:

I did read it again to simply enjoy it for a well-written story I am almost afraid to say anything specific about the story since to do so might spoil it for a subsequent reader. I will say that the ending was unexpected to say the least. Such a thing only astonishes once. I did read it again to simply enjoy it for a well-written story.Oh, and it really is a SHORT STORY, not a novella — the description suggested there would be more to it.

Mary-Elise Haug says:

Kindle edition This is for the kindle version…. The description indicates this is a collection of stories and poems;however, the kindle edition only contains the title story. The price is high for one short story.

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