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Published: 06.08.2010, Updated: 03.03.2017

Enjoy this short story about Simon and Angela, two 16-year-olds, who are head over heels in love. However, they do not see eye to eye about religion. This is a Christmas story with a difference; it deals with matters of life and death, faith and youthful passion.

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Before you start reading the story, you should ask yourselves:

  • Have you ever experienced an incident that has changed your view on life fundamentally?
  • What kind of incidents may change people’s lives? 


* Blizzard=snøstorm

Read Blizzard  by the English reward-winning author Robert Westall (1929 - 1993).



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