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The illustrations are terrifically awesome, too.

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LauGal Aug 16, He’s compassionate and he’s a giver, not a taker. He is smitten by her situation and offers to buy her Christmas dinner. Dec 29, Jack Silbert rated it it was amazing. A nice little story, but not as good as Smokethe film that was made out of it. Nov 26, Max added it. This story is told at the end of the film by the character Auggie Wren, played wonderfully by Auggue Keitel, and is a nearly word by word clone of that which was originally written down.

I really felt as though someone was speaking to me the entire time. Anyway, no big akggie about the tape, I’ll find somewhere else to watch it and I had an application I wanted to fax. Good story, even for a summer read. Plus the movie has a great Came to this book in a very round about way. I heard this story from Auggie Wren.

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Je ne sais plus qui est venu en premier, mais l’album est certainement le petit dernier. It is not a story of Christmas trees, of mangers, of churches, of stained glass windows, or of snow softly falling as candles shed light in the windows. Auster starts with the dilemma of having to come with a different Christmas story, but he doesn’t want to resort to the typical tales we’re used to for that time of the year.

Both start out with a writer having trouble writing a story followed by someone telling them a story which is then related to us the reader. This is a reread lost count on how many Christmases I have read it there is no such thing as a free lunch.


I returned Auggie’s smile with a smile of my own, and then I called out to the waiter and asked for the check. I enjoyed this quick read of a Christmas story. But that seemed to fit this story of an old blind woman and the gentle lies we tell each other and tell ourselves to get from one day to another.

While I sat in the bar, I got a text message out of the blue from, well, a dear old friend. A writer has been asked by The New York Times to write a story that will appear in the paper on Christmas morning. This adds another dimension to the story and fits it nicely. Contact Contact Us Help. Originally published in The New York Times op-ed page, this hardcover has delightfully modernistic, colorful illustrations by Argentine artist Isol. Read at breakfast and then as a read-aloud to Z.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. She goes along with the dinner thinking he is her thieving grandson. Anyway, this is a wonderful book that I read rather quickly and I think deserves a more leisurely read because I think I would get new layers out of it. Un cuento de Paul Auster para Navidad.

I like the fact that cueno leaves you with more questions than answers. Dec 29, Kate rated it liked it. Very random short story for Christmas, and most likely my choice to read it in mid-April added to the weirdness.

Now the story has found yet another life in this enchanting illustrated A timeless, utterly charming Christmas fable, beautifully illustrated and destined wfen become a classic. Wikipedia in English None. Which brings us to this year. This was a sweet Christmas short story that was pleasant enough to read but I think will struggle to have any lasting impact on me. Cuenro avermi portato in una piccola stanzetta senza finestre nel retro del negozio, Auggie ha aperto uno scatolone e ha tirato fuori dodici album identici di fotografie.


It’s short, real short, but the illustrations make you slow down and let it all sink in. Trivia About Auggie Wren’s Chr It is a slim volume with a lovely Christmas fable–without Santa or reindeer or snowmen or Christmas trees.

References to this work on external resources. I couldn’t be sure, but the look in his eyes at that moment was so mysterious, auuggie fraught with the glow of some inner re, that it suddenly occurred to me that he had made the whole thing up.

Without the presence of these wonderful performances, there is a certain emptiness here that is completely filled up in the film, which sounds like it would be more fitting than it is.

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. As christmas stories go it is subtle, no snow or carols but some nice messages about frienship, humility, sharing, passing time and the moral question of whether the truth always matters.

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No Guinness on tap; I was having a holiday craving for a Guinness. Auster succeeded with a story that could only take place in New York City, Brooklyn to be exact. This delightful, small, wonderfully illustrated book is very much a non-traditional Christmas story. Auggie tells him that if he’ll buy him lunch, he’ll tell him the best Christmas story ever.

Print [End Page 2] Google Scholar. Add to Your wl. It is a fable that encourages us to question whether a lie can ever serve as the truth and who is the giver and who is the taker. View all 6 comments.

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