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Sleeping Beauty —Geras, Adèle.

Enraged at not being invited to the princess's christening, a wicked fairy casts a spell that dooms the princess to sleep for one hundred years.

My grandmother's stories : a collection of Jewish folk tales —Geras, Adèle.

As a young girl spends time at her grandmother's apartment, she is treated to traditional Jewish tales, including "Bavsi's Feast," "The Golden Shoes," "The Garden of Talking Flowers," and "A Phantom at the Wedding."

A hidden life —Geras, Adèle.

When Constance Barrington dies, she leaves behind a wealthy estate and a complex family network. But when the whole family gathers to hear the last will and testament, they are in for a terrible shock. Constance - posses...

From lullaby to lullaby —Geras, Adèle.

A lullaby in which a parent, while knitting a blanket for a child, describes the dreams of each of the objects pictured in the blanket.

Troy —Geras, Adèle.

Told from the point of view of the women of Troy, portrays the last weeks of the Trojan War, when women are sick of tending the wounded, men are tired of fighting, and bored gods and goddesses find ways to stir things up...

Out of the dark —Geras, Adèle, author.

A special story for the literacy charity Quick Reads, about the healing power of love. Rob Stone comes back from the horrors of the First World War with a ruined face and a broken heart. Lonely, unable to forget the thin...

The tower room —Geras, Adèle.

Living at the secluded girls' school where her foster mother is headmistress, Megan falls in love for the first time, with the young man her foster mother has chosen for herself.

Watching the roses —Geras, Adèle.

After being raped at her eighteenth birthday party, an English girl, whose life resembles a modern version of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, withdraws into a trance-like state confiding only to her diary her thoughts ab...

Ithaka —Geras, Adèle.

The island of Ithaka is overrun with uncouth suitors demanding that Penelope choose a new husband, as she patiently awaits the return of Odysseus from the Trojan War.

Lily : a ghost story —Geras, Adèle.

Seventeen-year-old Marie has had a lot to cope with in her young life. But things are getting better, especially when she gets a job working for the widower Dr. Slade, looking after his four-year-old daughter, Amy. At ...

Goodbye, Tommy Blue —Geras, Adèle.

A young girl helps a ghost find the toy soldier he was looking for and allows him to rest in peace.

A hidden life —Geras, Adèle.
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Members of the Barrington family are shocked at the arbitrary and vindictive nature of their wealthy matriarch's will. While the palatial home goes to her prodigal step-grandson, hardworking Louise receives onlt the copy...

Snapshots of paradise : love stories —Geras, Adèle.

Eight short stories on themes related to youthful romance.