The Juniper Tree
ISBN10: 1907429190 ISBN13: 9781907429194 Contributors: Drabble, Margaret (Foreword) Publisher: Capuchin Classics Published: Oct 30 2012 Pages: 197 Weight: 0.50lbs. Height: 7.75" Width: 5.00" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
Based on Grimm's fairy tale of the same name, The Juniper Tree is ahaunting and beautifully written fable by the acclaimed author ofThe Vet's Daughter.In their idyllic garden, Gertrude and Bernard forge a perfecttriangle of friendship with Bella, the scarred mother of an illegitimatechild. Then Gertrude conceives the child which has long eluded her,and the spell breaks into foreboding, menace and madness.Simply told yet utterly compelling, The Juniper Tree is amultifaceted jewel of a tale, exquisitely written, by a true original.