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Sherlock Holmes and the Servants of Hell

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Sherlock Holmes & The Servants of Hell

The World’s Greatest Detective Meets Horror’s Most Notorious Villains!

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12 Days of December Day 12: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

The story of the green Grinch who lives on his mountain has become a classic for the festive season.

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12 Days of December Day 11: The Adventure of the Christmas Pudding

The Queen of crime (Agatha Christie)’s murder mysteries have become staples of Christmas Day viewing and this little tale has been the inspiration for another classic.

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12 Days of December Day 10: The Gift

This charming fable-like festive story is something of a Christmas Carol for the modern day. Centring on one key question: if you could wish for one gift over the festive season what would it be? This novel by Cecelia Ahern tells a story which will warm your heart and make you think.

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12 Days of December Day 9: Let It Snow

There is a penchant at present in both books and films to present interconnected stories wherein all characters cross paths know each other or are influenced by a common factor.

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12 Days of December Day 8: Another Night Before Christmas

A pocket sized poem to perk up your pre-Christmas reading, Carol Ann Duffy’s 2010 reimagining of Clement C Moore’s classic ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas is sure to delight children both young and old who have stayed up long into the night to discover a certain red-suited man…

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12 Days of December Day 7: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

C. S Lewis’ classic tale about a land with no Christmas may not seem like quintessential festive reading and yet every year, I find myself desperately wishing that I could step through the wardrobe in this wonderful world of winter….

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12 Days of December Day 6: The Hogfather

Here at Literature Works we love Terry Pratchett’s work and in our endeavour to bring you our favourite festive reads, we think that The Hogfather, the 20th novel in the Discworld series is an absolute must read for Pratchett fans and those looking for a festive twist!

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12 Days of December Day 5: Miracle on 34th Street

This little tale is a charming read, great to be shared with family and really does evoke the spirit of Christmas.

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12 Days of December Day 4: The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker was originally written in 1813 by E T A Hoffman and has inspired artists, writers, composers for over 200 years. It is a captivating Christmas classic that is returned to again and again and it’s not difficult to see why…

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12 Days of December Day 3: A Boy Called Christmas

This 2015 novel by Matt Haig tells the true story of Father Christmas. Fact. Such is the conviction with which this story is told.

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12 Days of December Day 2: ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

“Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house / not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse”. I remember rushing to bed on Christmas Eve, not just to await the arrival of a certain red suited man, but also to experience the moment when my mum would pull out our much loved illustrated copy of the poem and would begin with those magical words.

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