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This is a short but wonderful book wherein, as the title states, Cendrars describes Christmases he s encountered on some of his many travels to locales exotic and not so exotic Its my understanding that these short tales were originally broadcast as radio pieces His descriptions are full of the adventurous, swift modernism that makes all his books so exciting It makes me wish some of his other books were in print in English, especially the one translated as Planus, in which Cendrars writes ab This is a short but wonderful book wherein, as the title states, Cendrars describes Christmases he s encountered on some of his many travels to locales exotic and not so exotic Its my understanding that these short tales were originally broadcast as radio pieces His descriptions are full of the adventurous, swift modernism that makes all his books so exciting It makes me wish some of his other books were in print in English, especially the one translated as Planus, in which Cendrars writes about the various ports of his travels Either that, or I re learn the French of my high school years which I promptly lost from lack of use It would be worth it to read Cendrars At times a bit violent, this is still a Christmas perspective that I find deeply comforting I ve got an affinity happening here Some kind of yuletide continuity Alright Keep it tight, it ain t worth the fight. I was going to read all of Blaise Cendrars, but his time has passed I have one comprehensive book of poetry to read, then I m done with him I did pick up some interesting tidbits in the footnotes which often happens The idea of pays du tendre or land of heart s desire The obscure writer Mademoiselle de Scudery 1607 1701 General Chung li Ma, a psychopathic butcher during WWII The concept of Asklepios, founder of Greek medicine and the word for mistletoe The ability, with mistletoe I was going to read all of Blaise Cendrars, but his time has passed I have one comprehensive book of poetry to read, then I m done with him I did pick up some interesting tidbits in the footnotes which often happens The idea of pays du tendre or land of heart s desire The obscure writer Mademoiselle de Scudery 1607 1701 General Chung li Ma, a psychopathic butcher during WWII The concept of Asklepios, founder of Greek medicine and the word for mistletoe The ability, with mistletoe in hand, to visit the underworld and return at will to the upper air Those people and ideas I will be exploring further ^Read Pdf ☠ Christmas at the Four Corners of the Earth ✙ The twelve trans realist prose sketches in Christmas at the Four Corners of the Earth take the reader to Paris, Rio de Janeiro, Bahia, Rotterdam, China, New Mexico, New Zealand, the Ardennes Forest, and the south Atlantic oceanWorking together they are antithesis to sentimental Christmas stories