📚 Gather ‘Round the Sound by Paulo Coelho, Yvonne Morrison, Charles Dickens (2017) ★★☆☆☆

Finished reading “Gather ‘Round the Sound” by Paulo Coelho, Yvonne Morrison, Charles Dickens first published December 8th 2017.

Fiction Gather ‘Round the Sound: Holiday Stories from Beloved Authors and Great Performers Across the Globe 2017 has been a monumental year for Audible, having just celebrated our 20th anniversary, a milestone that would have never been possible without our wonderful and loyal listeners. One of our major commitments is bringing new and diverse audio experiences to our members, so this year, as our gift to you, we pulled together a collection that reflects a little bit of everything we’ve been up to recently: a surprising and heartwarming documentary, a selection of stories from our partners around the world, and even some improvised comedic carols we hope will make you laugh as much as they did us.

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📚 The Chimes by Charles Dickens (1844) ★★☆☆☆

Finished reading “The Chimes: A Goblin Story or Some Bells That Rang an Old Year Out and a New Year In” by Charles Dickens, first published in 1844.

Fiction, Classics This classic story is the second in a series of five Christmas books Dickens was commissioned to write - beginning with A Christmas Carol. A haunting tale set on New Year’s Eve, The Chimes tells the story of a poor porter named Trotty Veck who has become disheartened by the state of the world - until he is shown a series of fantastical visions that convince him of the good of humanity.

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