Tuesday, November 3

The Carols of Christmas {a Review}

I'm a sucker for Christmas, I'm a sucker for books...so Christmas books are always a soft-spot for me. I love them. I recently finished The Carols of Christmas by Andrew Gant, which was a good read. A bit heady at parts, but I loved finding out a bit of the history behind some of my favorite Christmas carols.

I did think it would read as more of a short story narrative, particularly given the title mention stories, but it read more as a research paper. The author has definitely don't his work and knows what he's talking about. It's just rather lost on me, who doesn't have much musical history or theory knowledge. All in all it was an interest book and one I'm sure I will go back and look at again and again.

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1 comment:

Queenie. . . said...

Hi Jess--I haven't been reading blogs much, as I have my hands very full here, as I imagine you do! But I noticed you haven't blogged in a long time, so just checking in to make sure you guys are all okay. I've been thinking of you!