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The Burglar and the Blizzard - A Christmas Story - The Original Classic Edition

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The Burglar and The Blizzard is the story of a young millionaire named Geoffrey Holland. He's young, tall, handsome and well-built like all young millionaires of his time. The book is set in Hillsborough, the English countryside. Everyone in the area had been victims of a recent spate of burglaries, apart from Mr Holland and his sister Mrs. May. Until one day Mrs. May rece ...more
Paperback, 56 pages
Published November 12th 2010 by Emereo Classics
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Elaine
Oh please! If this wasn't contrived!

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A man finds another breaking into his home and is talked into going to fetch his (thief's) sister from a hut in the woods without disclosing to her that her brother is a thief so she can go on believing that the clothes and other items she has were truly gotten at discount stores, etc. The man who owns the house falls in love with the sister upon first setting eyes upon her (or quickly thereafter- as in by the same day or next)! The man who
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Pam
I picked up this book, which was copyrighted in 1914, because it was a story about Christmas, unfortunately I found it boring, and dry. While I suspect part of the problem was its age, I know of numerous books of that era which are still engaging.
Barb
We picked this one in our Book Club because it is a quick, easy read for the holidays. (It is also available free on Kindle.) The book was written in 1914. It was simple, quick and pleasant. There's nothing that pops out about it one way or another.
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Nappunkkomah Lim
It sure had a strange plot, but I found the story quite entertaining. Of course, it wasn't realistic and didn't have much to do with Christmas, but it was a light read with a cute love story-line.
Maureen
I loved this story.I didn't know what to think about it till I read it! Its interesting how the events unfolded.
Ann
written in the 1800s this book seems trite and stilted. Perhaps its the difference in the ages
Loraine
Rather formulaic and stilted but OK storyline.
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