‘Lost Christmas is one of the most beautiful stories I’ve ever read’If you’re looking for a book which will give you a break from the hot summer weather, I really recommend Lost Christmas. The story takes place one snowy winter and it’s about five different people who have lost valuable people or things before Christmas and so can’t celebrate like everybody else.The main character is a teenager called Goose who lost his parents in a car crash when he was eleven years old. Ever since then, he’s been living with his Nan, who is losing her mind. But Goose isn’t the only one with problems…Frank, Goose’s uncle, has left his wife and daughter after a big argument. Helen’s daughter drowned when she fell through the ice on a frozen lake. Lal has lost her precious golden bangle. And Dr Clarence is still wondering why his girlfriend left him when he was a young man.One winter evening, a weird man called Anthony appears on the street. Although he knows his own name, he knows nothing else about himself. Mysteriously, however, he knows everyone’s secrets and gradually reveals to Goose, Frank, Helen, Lal and Dr Clarence how they came to lose the …read more

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