Review: A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story
A Christmas Story by Jean Shepherd
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

There isn’t much I can say that hasn’t already been said about this book here on GoodReads. I enjoyed it, though it lacks the cohesion of the movie A Christmas Movie, which I think is one of the best Christmas movies ever.

A couple of big events from the movie aren’t included, including the tongue on the flagpole. I did like the last segment, which gives a lot of back story on the Bumpus family … a family way too much like some neighbors I’ve had over the years.

It’s a fun read, nostalgic, but a good deal of it does not take place around Christmas, so by the end you’re not really in the holiday spirit anymore.

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3 responses to “Review: A Christmas Story”

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