Un día, Paul Auster recibe el encargo del New York Times de escribir un cuento navideño. Abrumado por la tarea («¿Qué sabía yo acerca de la Navidad?. Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story (Cuento de Navidad de Auggie Wren). 58 likes. Auggie Wren runs a store where you can buy tobacco and magazines. One day. El cuento de Navidad de Auggie Wren (Spanish Edition) eBook: Paul Auster, Ana Nuño López: : Kindle Store.

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This is a gem of a little story. It’s classic Auster, which means it’s got metaphysical musings. A timeless, utterly charming Christmas fable, beautifully illustrated and destined to become a classic. Navvidad is smitten by her situation and offers to buy her Christmas dinner.

And it was brilliant all over again. To view it, click here. I didn’t get any New Year’s text messages while I read the book, but nobody expects lightning to strike twice. Dec 16, Cheri rated it it was amazing Recommended to Cheri by: I was about to ask him if he’d been putting me on, but then i realized het would never tell. The writer agrees, but he has a problem: And I guarantee every word of it bavidad true. I really didn’t like the illustrations as part Auggie Wren.

Dec 17, Linda rated it really liked it Shelves: I picked it up that summer at a library book sale where I was volunteering–we get a free book as our “payment. Reading it, I experienced the magical “shock of recognition.


It is a favorite of mine aggie up there with some classics I have read: Auster provides just enough detail and characterization to allow the reader to employ their imagination – and in spare and effective writing. Both start out with a writer having trouble writing a story followed by someone telling them a story which is then related to us the reade This Christmas story gives you something to think and talk about after you are done reading it.

And this snow wre kind of annoying. And good movies, too – Smoke is heart crushing with its beauty and compassion.

The bar had finally reopened wfen we were still waiting for the theater. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I enjoyed this quick read of a Christmas story. A cigar store, a robbery, a blind old woman on Christmas.

Return to Book Page. It’s short, real short, but the illustrations make you slow down and let it all sink in. Well, Christmas came and went and I forgot to read the book.

Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story by Paul Auster

I dropped into the Rite Aid and rooted through the umbrella rack. The outcome is that the protagonist steals a camera from her that her grandson had stolen and left in her apartment, then takes a picture daily of the same city street corner showing the subtle changes of the seasons and city life.

Auggie and the writer develop a friendship from this meeting, and they intimately share their love of photography and art and life. Auggie learns a little something about himself and what Christmas dw really mean. Michelle, our lovely hostess, sent me Paul Auster’s Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story as part of my prize package for a previous year’s challenge.


He unburdens himself to his friend at his local cigar shop, a colorful character named Auggie Wren. Apr 19, Cari rated it liked it.

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But it was checked out. Trivia About Auggie Wren’s Chr One day when Auggie was in his shop, a teenager came in to shoplift. Just a lovely little story that shows what a great writer Paul Auster is.

Auggie Wren’s Christmas Story

And the light was pretty bavidad so i couldn’t make out all the details in the illustrations. Dec 30, Bandit rated it really liked it. I will likely look for more of her work. Lou had had a part in Blue in the Face, a sequel to the movie Smoke which was based on this short story.