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Anna

How exciting, just the kind of tip I needed! Thanks. Happy world book day!

Anne

I am "losing myself" at the moment in A Hidden Life by Adele Geras. It's exciting finding an author whose books I have not read. Looking forward to "Hester's Story"

Margaret PowlingM

I thoroughly enjoyed Hester's Story, as I have all four of Adele's novels for adults (for she has hitherto been primarily a children's and teenage author.) However, my favourite is still her first novel, Facing the Light. I even love the illustration of the house for the original hardback cover. I don't know what anyone else thinks, but it reminds me of Mompesson House (NT) in Salisbury.

carole

I ordered this last week, so glad that I did, it sounds delightful. Just my sort of story. Does anyone know if the Wells books by Lorna Hill are still in print. I adored those when I was young, wanted to become a ballerina, which, of course, I didn't!!

tara

I have this one and am saving it for just the right moment. Lovely review. I just ordered Geras' most recent novel from bookcloseouts so look forward to that as well.

Barbara

I enjoyed this, especially the costumes, and like your description of it as a Ballet Shoes for grown ups.
Carole: Some of the scarcer Wells titles have been reprinted by Girls Gone By Publishers http://www.ggbp.co.uk/ and are still available. Most of the books had earlier paperback editions which may be abridged. Smugchops here has the whole lot in hardback.

adele geras

How lovely to have a review for this book on Cornflower! THANK YOU!

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