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Short Stories: New World Fairy Tales by Cassandra Parkin

The stories in this debut collection are familiar: a beautiful outcast taken in by seven dwarves, a girl with a long plait of hair, a woman going three times to the ball. But these modern retellings of traditional stories, set in present-day America, are relocated, reimagined and reinvigorated for a 21st-century reader. Read more →

Novel: The Lighthouse by Alison Moore

UK Paperback (2012)

A middle-aged man, recently separated from his wife, stands alone on the deck of a North Sea ferry on his way to a walking holiday in Germany. At his hotel, an inexplicably aggressive barman sends him on his way with no breakfast. As he trudges his route along the Rhine, Futh remembers his failed marriage, and further back to his lonely childhood after his mother had abandoned him, an incident that has haunted him ever since.

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