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“We make no charge for glass balls,” said the shopman politely. “We get them,”—he picked one out of his elbow as he spoke—“free.” When Gip and his father visit a magic shop on a quiet London street, they meet a very odd shopman who mixes fantasy with reality.
Hannah and her beautiful sister Agnes build an ants empire in the family garage. This summer adventure will lead them to fulfil their mother’s wet dream – to be in Oprah – for all the wrong reasons. A witty, funny story about rivalry between sisters and dangerous uncles.
“The Door in the Wall” is a truly legendary story – written in 1911, the story doubts the very idea of reality, the actual existence of things. Wells’ Green Door became a representation of anything beyond the visible reality, it’s penetrated popular culture and became a metaphor of something that is hidden or unknown. There are songs, shops and even pizzerias that perpetuate the Green Door. Read the source here.