24 Tasks – Door 17 – Book

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Agatha Christie: Murder on the Orient Express (Kenneth Branagh audio)

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – Veterans’ / Armistice Day, Book: Read a book with active military or veteran characters, about or set during WWI or WWII, or with poppies on the cover.   In honor of Sean Connery, who played Colonel Arbuthnot in the 1974 all-star adaptation of this book, I decided to revisit […]

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Agatha Christie: Three Blind Mice and Other Stories

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – Winter Solstice, Book: Read a book that takes place in December, with ice or snow on the cover, where all events take place in a single day or night, that revolves around the solstice, set in Persia / Iran, China or the American Southwest or prominently featuring Persian / […]

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24 Festive Tasks: The Eight Final Holidays

  The calendar’s eight final holidays and associated book tasks are: Door 17: Dec. 21 – Winter Solstice (Yule / Yaldā Night / Dongzhi / Soyal) Book: Read a book that takes place in December, with ice or snow on the cover, where all events take place in a single day or night, that revolves […]

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Skandinavische Weihnachten

24 Festive Tasks: Door 17 – St. Lucia’s Day, Book: Read a book that is set in Scandinavia / Northern Europe, or by a Northern European / Nordic author, or a book newly released in November or December of this year.   Various Authors: Skandinavische Weihnachten A charming anthology of Christmas short stories and poems […]

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