Featuring Jeanette Winterson, Kate Miller, Peter Robinson, Julie-ann Rowell, Ian McMillan
Did you enjoy fairy tales as a child but now find them too childish or feel that you know the stories inside out? Be prepared to be surprised, with B. J. Epstein’s Shine a brilliant modernised Cinderella story based on a shoe- shiner working in Union Station, New York City. ‘Dull black pumps’ replace the age-old glass slippers but this short story is anything but dull. A moving and interesting read.
Bit at the Bottom:
Looking towards the New Year:
From Ceremonies for Candlemas Eve by Robert Herrick
Thus times do shift; each thing his turn does hold;
New things succeed, as former things grow old
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