Baby Jesus and the three kings, holly and mistletoe, angels and carols, mince pies and gifts - this is a wonderful selection of poems on every aspect of Christmas, guaranteed to please every mood and taste. The poems have been taken from the whole range of verse in English, from the Middle Ages to the present day.
Douglas Brooks-Davies was born in Wimbledon in 1942, and educated at Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby and Brasenose College, Oxford. Formerly Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Manchester, where he remains an Honorary Research fellow, he has published widely on Renaissance and later literature, and is now a freelance writer. His hobbies include gardening, singing, and playing the oboe.
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