Marguerite’s Christmas by India Desjardins and Pascal Blanchet
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Marguerite’s Christmas by India Desjardins and Pascal Blanchet

Reviewing as many Christmas books as I have, you become attuned to some recurrent themes: anticipation, togetherness and charity pop up again and again. Often, among the joy, there’s a little melancholy. Less common is loneliness. Like Orlando Weeks’ The Gritterman, or Emma Chichester Clark’s Melrose and Croc, Marguerite’s Christmas deals with loneliness in a … Continue reading

Marguerite’s Christmas by India Desjardins and Pascal Blanchet
Advent Calendar

Marguerite’s Christmas by India Desjardins and Pascal Blanchet

Reviewing as many Christmas books as I have, you become attuned to some recurrent themes: anticipation, togetherness and charity pop up again and again. Often amongst the joy there’s a little melancholy. Less commonly there is loneliness. Like Orlando Weeks’ The Gritterman, Marguerite’s Christmas deals with loneliness in a fascinating way. Instead of the usual … Continue reading