Top 10 Christmas Stories on EWR
Here is our list of the top 10 Christmas stories on our site. For this season we are publishing a lot of holiday related articles, poetry, and stories. We feel many are these lists are currently missing from the web. These stories have a wide range of themes, but all have to do with Christmas. They are all enjoyable, and all will get you going for the holiday season.
The Christmas story is a very old tradition, and some of the stories on this list, particularly those written by Charles Dickens are responsible for some of the cheer we celebrate today. Dickens wanted to proliferate the traditions and celebrations of Christmas. His stories went a long way foster in today’s Christmas traditions.
This is one of O’Henry’s best stories, and it is one of his most widely known. It is touching and keeps the spirit of Christmas. It is a must read for anyone who is interested in Christmas stories.
Charles Dickens had a deep love of Christmas, and he was trying to get the traditions going in his time and in England. Marly’s Ghost was one of his first efforts. He wanted everyone to keep the spirit alive in the world. Christmas is what it is today because of Dickens.
3. Captain Eli’s Best Ear by Frank Stockton
Unlike the hallmark stories above, this story is not a start of the season, but it is a must read.
4. Markheim by Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson is another big player in the history of literature that loved Christmas. So many love this story.
5. The Fir Tree by Hans Christian Anderson
Another starter in the traditions of history. Hans Christian Anderson is one of the most beloved authors who influenced the beginnings of the holiday.
Another wonderful story by Dickens. He was working very hard to get the Christmas season going. This story again, like others on our list, a must read.
Chekhov is an unlikely source of Christmas cheer, but the story is very interesting. It’s a fun read.
8. Bertie’s Christmas Eve by Saki
The story is another that advances the wishes and spirit of Christmas.
The creator of OZ had to do Christmas differently. Santa is kidnapped, of course. It’s a fun read.