The Top Five Non-Christmas Christmas Stories
Not all Christmas stories are created equal. And I don’t just mean in terms of quality.
There are holiday favorites like “The Gift Of The Magi” or “The Little Match Girl,” stories that capture the essence of Christmas. Then there are those stories that use the holiday season as a mere backdrop to draw out decidedly un-seasonal themes.
So today we give you a countdown of the top five non-Christmas Christmas stories.
Christmas in the mean streets of Cork, Ireland, Da’s an alcoholic, and Santa Claus is vindictive jerk.
The boys in the children’s hospital are not happy little Dickens orphans. They’re mad, and they want to watch some Hitchcock this Christmas.
Incredibly moving story about a family in Flint, Michigan. Worth seeking out at your library.
Fun trip to Aunt and Uncle’s for Christmas. So much fun that Donald imagines a wolf maiming his father.
Maybe one of the saddest short stories of all time but beautiful.
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