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Hester\'s Story

Hester's Story

(2005)
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Adele Geras's second adult novel is similar only different to FACING THE LIGHT. Set in the late Eighties in deep mid-winter in Yorkshire, it takes place over ten days between Christmas and Twelfth Night and skilfully weaves two stories - the past stitched into the present. The overall story follows the life of a former prima ballerina, Hester Fielding, from her girlhood in France to the present day when she is in her early fifties. In the present story, she lives in Wychwood Hall, left to her by a rich benefactor who was her first ballet teacher. Ten years earlier, Hester founded the Wychwood Festival - a ballet festival that takes place each year in the little theatre built in the Hall's grounds, when a new ballet created for the Festival is performed. The two narratives follow the production of the ballet, which brings together many characters who clash and conflict and bring Hester's past tumbling into the present. That past includes a disastrous love affair, a life-changing accident and a lost child ...

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2005 : UK Hardback
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 0-7528-5156-X / 978-0-7528-5156-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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Paperback Editions

January 2006 : UK Paperback
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 0-7528-6504-8 / 978-0-7528-6504-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

July 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 0-7528-5957-9 / 978-0-7528-5957-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

January 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 0-7528-5157-8 / 978-0-7528-5157-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

December 2012 : USA Audio edition
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   

December 2012 : UK Audio edition
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

April 2008 : UK Audio CD
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 1-4074-2198-0 / 978-1-4074-2198-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

2005 : USA Audio CD
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 1-4193-5389-6 / 978-1-4193-5389-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
Availability: Amazon   

2005 : USA Audio CD
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 1-4193-5390-X / 978-1-4193-5390-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
Availability: Amazon   

Kindle Editions

November 2013 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Hester's Story
Author(s): Adele Geras
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   



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