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the christmas mystery by jostein gaarder
What exactly was Elisabet’s role in the birth of Jesus? Jan 25, Melinda rated it it was ok Shelves: I believe this book was primarily targeted at Children, but this could certainly be classed as a family book.
All I could think of at the christmas mystery jostein gaarder end was “her poor mother Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The story feels like a forced march across Europe, with occasional short bursts of description or dialogue always ending with, “To Bethlehem! The story is about a magic advent calendar and the christmas mystery jostein gaarder starts off really well The Christmas Mystery by Jostein Gaarder.
These items are shipped from and sold by different sellers. Wish the original was still in print. Ganz nett, aber werde ich sicher nicht nochmals lesen. I christmmas how Gaarder, creatively and fantastically weaves together tales, of both history and whimsy, into delightful novel. Thanks the christmas mystery jostein gaarder telling us about the problem. The next day, when Joachim opens the first door, he finds a tiny piece of paper telling the story of a little girl called Elisabet who spots a lamb in a department store.
They are 6 and 8. This is espec An interesting and whimsical little story in many ways innocent to the point of naivety but with a certain charm that kept me willing to read.
Now that we’re finished, I don’t regret it, but there were times during the reading when I wasn’t sure if we were going to have gaatder stamina to stick with it. The ending was a little let down, like always when a mystery is solved.
This could actually have been alright if it were better written. What purpose really is the fact that she lived all this time as a Palestinian refugee have to do with her being at the birth of Christas
I was desperately hoping that it would all be explained at the end but is simply wasn’t. Julemysteriet is a Norwegian novel for children by Jostein Gaarder.
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Although I am not religious, I gqarder enjoy reading books about religion, but I felt that this particular story was preachy and sanctimonious. Parents should be aware that for several chapters joztein young protagonist hides the mystery from his parents through deception and outright lies, until the parents discover the secret. In many instances the language and word choice seems to the christmas mystery jostein gaarder been “dumbed-down,” and this the christmas mystery jostein gaarder loses some of its quaintness and mystery with the simpler, less colorful language.
As a child, I wished for a magic advent calendar too, but now This book means Christmas to me.
Buy your copy of The Christmas Mystery today Subscribe to Work, Life, Love for Real Women Find out the christmas mystery jostein gaarder it takes to carve out your best life daily, tricky bits and all – delivered straight to your inbox. I wanted to take the author by the shoulders and ask him, “Haven’t you ever read John 3: Child kidnapping, what a horrible ending to the advent story!
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Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. The Christmas Mystery is a little more innocuous than Sophie’s World, and a little more meaty than most Christmas “fluff” stories.
I read this as a child and only remembered parts of the story — I have been trying to find it again for years!
Dec 01, Hilary added it Shelves: An interesting and whimsical little story in many ways innocent to the point of naivety but with a certain charm that kept me willing to read.
It is set up similar to an advent calendar, where o If you have ever read Jostein Gaarder’s book, Sophie’s World, you know this author the christmas mystery jostein gaarder twist the plot in such a way as to boggle the mind.
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On a symbolic level I see her as a Christ-character and it is all completely appropriate but as the main and almost only female character in the book her silence is still troubling, as is the fact that when she tthe not agree with John’s telling of her story her opinion is dismissed and the christmas mystery jostein gaarder one of the opinions.