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The chronicles of Christmas

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It’s our Christmas issue, so as is becoming tradition, we asked six incredible writers to create an exclusive short story to kick off your festive reading. Click on the links below to read their Christmas tales

Illustrations: Luis Tinoco

Christmas Calendar by Fay Weldon

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My Friend Jonty by Jenny Colgan

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The Archive by Kate Griffin

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Going Home by Chibundu Onuzo

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The Sailor by Ayelet Tsabari

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Christmas With The Haywards by Naomi Wood

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The Sailor by Ayelet Tsabari

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Going Home by Chibundu Onuzo

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My Friend Jonty by Jenny Colgan

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