The Impossible Quest of Hailing a Taxi on Christmas Eve by George Saoulidis The Impossible Quest of Hailing a Taxi on Christmas Eve by George Saoulidis
Narrator: Steve White
Published by Mythography Studios on September 29, 2016
Source: Purchased
Genres: Short Story, Christmas
Length: 1 hr 23 mins
Pages: 66
Format: Audiobook
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three-half-stars

Dickens meets I, Robot in this sci-fi retelling of a classic story.

In this modern retelling of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol," Scrooge is looking for a taxi to get home on Christmas Eve. But he will get the ride of his life, as he is walked through his past, his present and his future to end up a changed man.

Set in modern day Athens, this science-fiction version of the classic ghost story is guaranteed to bring shivers down your spine and a smile to your face.

“The Impossible Quest of Hailing a Taxi on Christmas Eve” is a fun re-telling of A Christmas Carol. Scrooge tries to order a cab on Christmas Eve from an app. The problem is that the cabdriver who shows up won’t take him. He’s an undesirable customer. While he was busy denigrating the cab drivers in his reviews, the cab drivers were also reviewing him. Eventually Scrooge agrees to a “test” to determine whether he will accepted into a cab again. The ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future are all cab drivers. It had all the pieces of the standard story, but with just enough of a twist to make it feel fresh.

About George Saoulidis

Writer/Director. He enjoys taking ancient Greek myths and turning them into modern sci-fi spooky versions. He also likes to write romantic comedies, and people seem to go “Awww!” over them, so why not?

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