CLASSIC LITERATURE A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens – Ebenezer Scrooge encounters visits by spirits- Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Yet to Come- with his own moral transformation, set in Victorian England’s classic holiday traditions. The classic has never been out of print and has been adapted to film, opera, and other media.
SHORT STORY REVIEW An Ex-Mas Feast by Uwem Akpan – All of the members of a poor family in Kenya must work, to make money. The father is a pickpocket, a daughter is a prostitute, siblings beg for money and the mother monitors everything. The parents discover their prostitute daughter has a white customer; he drives a Jaguar and forgives the family’s debt. This makes the mother love her daughter more.