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What happens when you try to transform something magical into a tangible reality? A first English translation of a rare and beautiful Hebrew classic tale about a princess who grows roses in her garden for her subjects, until they are no longer satisfied with her gifts to them and demand the entire garden to themselves.
Nora is leaving her little village in Ireland to go to London, but no one knows why she is actually leaving and what horrors she will have to encounter before she comes back. A classic from the Irish language.
Augustus Darvell is asked to set on a trip with a friend, and has one chilling, mysterious request: “Conceal my death from every human being.” A chilling short classic which influenced English vampire literature and the creation of “Frankenstein.”
“The Dwarf Nose” remains to this day one of the most beautiful and idiosyncratic of the German fairy tales. Jacob is the son of a cobbler and a street vendor, and lives in a small town. One day, an ugly old woman with a long crooked nose comes to his mother’s stand to buy some herbs, and asks the little boy to carry them home for her–where she then changes him into a miserable hunch-backed dwarf with an enormous snout.