Mr. Ives' Christmas

Mr. Ives' Christmas

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This title tells the story of Mr Ives, who was adopted from a foundling home as a child. He is first seen in his 50s, very much a product of his times. He has a successful career, a wife and two children. But his dreams are shattered after his son is killed violently over Christmas.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 16mm | 209g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0747526052
  • 9780747526056
  • 539,807

Review quote

"Stunning...a triumph...with honesty at its core that seems almost shocking in this day and age. A lovely story."-- "Boston Globe""Enthralling...A life-affirming novel, a worthy successor to Dickens."-- "Philadelphia Inquirer""He tells a story that is 2,000 years old and yet in so doing presents us with a book that is truly startling in its novelty...This is the best book Hijuelos has written. Which is saying something."-- "Los Angeles Times""Hijuelos shows us that miracles are something nearer than we believe."-- "Denver Post"show more

Rating details

880 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
5 27% (238)
4 31% (274)
3 32% (281)
2 8% (69)
1 2% (18)
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