Ogden Nash | Critical Review by Times Literary Supplement

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SOURCE: A review of The Untold Adventures of Santa Claus, in Times Literary Supplement, No. 3385 November 4, 1965, p. 989.

In the following review, the critic offers a mixed assessment of The Untold Adventures of Santa Claus.

Last year's Christmas gimmick in America seems nowadays to become this year's over here, and Mr. Nash's little festive offering [The Untold Adventures of Santa Claus] will no doubt provide a splendid alternative to the Christmas card—for the wealthier men of goodwill. “People think”, says Mr. Nash, that Santa Claus has “nothing to do but chuckle and smile and chirp to the reindeer once in a while.” They are wrong. Not only, according to a gnome or elf who called on Mr. Nash, did the old boy manoeuvre Washington's victory in 1776—appreciation rendered...

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