Bliss and Other Stories

Bliss and Other Stories

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"[...]side the harbour disappeared, and although they were still in the town they were quite lost. Other carts rattled past. Everybody knew the storeman. "Night, Fred." "Night O," he shouted. Kezia liked very much to hear him. Whenever a cart appeared in the distance she looked up and waited for his voice. He was an old friend; and she and her grandmother had often been to his place to buy grapes. The storeman lived alone in a cottage that had a glasshouse against one wall built by himself. All the glasshouse was spanned and arched over with one beautiful vine. He took her brown basket from her, lined it with three large leaves, and then he felt in his belt for a little horn knife, reached up and snapped off a big blue cluster and laid it on the leaves so tenderly that Kezia held her breath to watch. He was[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 182 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.89mm | 285.76g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507546610
  • 9781507546611

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908 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
5 31% (286)
4 41% (370)
3 20% (186)
2 6% (52)
1 2% (14)
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