Fifty Shades of Christmas (Audiobook)
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Read by Tim Graham, Ghizela Rowe & Richard Mitchley (Unabridged: 1hr 9mins) 

Featuring poems from Robert Herrick, WB Yeats, Emily Dickinson, Arthur Conan Doyle, William Wordsworth, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow & many more. 

Over the centuries the Christian festival of the celebration of Christ has lost much of its religious element as it has morphed into becoming a convenient date for mass marketing and the consumption of excess food, drink and material goods to a now global audience.

But look below the glossy veneer of commercialism and we find a truer meaning, a moral message and guidance that whilst we may all want it watered down a little in these more secular times does contain some truths and principles for us all to enjoy better lives and better relationships with those around us.

In this volume of fifty poems our classic poets bring us everything from the tried and trusted view to the irreverent but mainly focus on their faith that can rejoice at this festival and makes us all part of the human race, its ideals and its joys. 

In this compilation - 

1 - Fifty Shades of Christmas - An Introduction
2 - The Nativity by Henry Vaughan
3 - Nativity by John Donne
4 - Wondrous Sight For Men and Angels by Ann Griffiths
5 - Angels From the Realms of Glory by James Montgomery
6 - New Prince New Pomp by Robert Southwell
7 - The Three Kings by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
8 - The Nativity of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by Christopher Smart
9 - Christmas Carol by Sara Teasdale
10 - A Nativity by Rudyard Kipling
11 - A Christmas Carol by Aubrey De Vere
12 - Carol by Ben Jonson
13 - A Christmas Carol by Samual Taylor Coleridge
14 - A Christmas Carol by G K Chesterton
15 - The Beautiful Mother by Jacopone da Todi
16 - Upon Christ His Birth by Sir John Suckling
17 - An Ode of the Birth of Our Saviour by Robert Herrick
18 - A Carol. I by Mildmay Fane, Earl of Westmorland
19 - The Burning Babe by Robert Southwell
20 - A Christmas Ghost Story by Thomas Hardy
21 - God Rest by Daniel Sheehan
22 - December Sales Drive by Daniel Sheehan
23 - Christmas For Atheists by Daniel Sheehan
24 - The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy
25 - Christmas Eve by Christina Rossetti
26 - The Oxen by Thomas Hardy
27 - A Visit From St Nicholas ('Twas The Night Before Christmas) by Clement Moore
28 - Old Christmastide (An Extract) by Sir Walter Scott
29 - In the Bleak Midwinter by Christina Georgina Rossetti
30 - On the Morning of Christs Nativity by John Milton
31 - The Mother of God by William Butler Yeats
32 - Winter Sunset by Katharine Tynan
33 - Joseph by G K Chesterton
34 - The White Snow by Guillaume Apollinaire
35 - A Winter's Sad Retreat by Daniel Sheehan
36 - December's Snow by Arthur Conan Doyle
37 - As Sleigh Bells Seem In Summer by Emily Dickinson
38 - Winter Heavens by George Meredith
39 - Sweetheart Winter by Vachel Lindsay
40 - The Foolish Fir Tree by Henry Van Dyke
41 - Minstrels.  A Christmas Poem by William Wordsworth
42 - The Mahogany Tree by William Makepeace Thackeray
43 - The Savior Must Have Been A Docile Gentleman by Emily Dickinson
44 - Twas Just This Time Last Year I Died by Emily Dickinson
45 - The House of Christmas by G K Chesterton
46 - Christmas at Sea by Robert Louis Stevenson
47 -  Christmas Fancies by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
48 - Christmas Poem by Robert Herrick
49 - The Masque of Christmas by Ben Jonson
50 - Christmas Bells by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
51 - Ring Out Wild Bells. Christmas Poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson