Season's Greetings

If you’re looking for something to read during the holidays, do consider fossicking about the treasures we have in Open Library.

I’ve had a quick look and found some lovely old things…

Megilat hanukah by A. Hayman et al., and abridged edition of the Maimonides Mishneh Torah.

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, a ghost story about Christmas, featuring the curmudgeonly Ebenezer Scrooge.

Chanukah Sketch by Ruth E. Levi, a short play about Father Time and his inquisitive visitor.

And a slightly random find: the tale of that portrait that we all like to think is Shakespeare, but we’re really not certain, The story of the “Grafton” portrait of William Shakespeare “Aetatis suae 24, 1588” with an account of the sack and destruction of the manor house of Grafton Regis by the parliamentary forces on Christmas Eve, 1643 by Thomas Kay:

Wishing you and yours all the very best over this holiday season!

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