Molly Freytag


Overall Rating
Writing Style
Grammar & Punctuation

Christmas turned upside-down

What a beautiful story!

I loved every carefully crafted chapter. The promise of the opening poem - by the definitely unconventional e e cummings - filled after a series of ups and downs.

The flawed messages of narrow-eyed Christianity contrasted to the teaching of love and joy that Jesus gave us.

The story is set in Australia: Sydney, kangaroos, chips, the cater-corner seasons. The themes are universal. Children not quite at home with gender assignments, seeking happiness in little revolts against parental urging until the inevitable rift develops. How sad; to love your opinions more than your own children.

A gem of a story, well worth re-reading to catch facets unseen at first glance. My only real criticism: a few trivial errors in punctuation, a few lines of dialog that read awkward.

Forgiven for the grace and beauty and purity of the story. I loved it.

Read the story now

No reading lists yet

No badges received yet

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.