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Tales of Woe Barbara OSullivan

Tales of Woe

Barbara OSullivan

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ISBN : 9780955976148
Paperback
238 pages
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There are fifteen short stories to enjoy in this book, on diverse subjects. Mythology, with Merlin the Wizard in The Wizard and the King- Neptune and Jupiter in The Mysterious Island where a Mermaid is stranded on a desert Island and meets with theMoreThere are fifteen short stories to enjoy in this book, on diverse subjects. Mythology, with Merlin the Wizard in The Wizard and the King- Neptune and Jupiter in The Mysterious Island where a Mermaid is stranded on a desert Island and meets with the Nine Muses of the Liberal Arts. Vulcan the Lame Goldsmith, where he lives in isolation until he finds the power of his creative ability and crafts magnificent works in order to win back the love of his father Jupiter and his mother, Juno. There is also an abundance of Victorian history with the Pauper Family and The Pauper Child 1834, when the Higgins family are forced to enter the Workhouse in Isleworth on the outskirts of London. Also included is Poverty House, which gives an insight into the lives of the Cotton family in post war Britain where they live in poverty.