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A sensual and evocative re-telling of Cinderella. In the world of ASH, fairies are an older race of people who walk the line between life and death, reality and magic. As orphaned Ash grows up, a servant in her stepmother's home, she begans torealise that her beloved mother, Elinor was very much in tune with these underworld folk, and that she herself has the powerto see them too. Against the sheer misery of her stepmother's cruelty, greed and ambition in preparing her two charmless daughtersfor presentation at court, and hopefullyRoyal or aristocratic marriage, Ash befriends one of these fairies-a mysterious, handsome man-who grants her wishes andrestores hope to Ash's existence,even though she knows there will be a price to pay. But most important of all, she also meets Kaisa, a huntress employed by the king, and it is Kaisa who truly awakens Ash's desires for both love and self-respect...Ash escapesa life with hergrim and self-serving stepmother and finds her beloved one... ASH is a fairy tale about possibility and recognizing the opportunities for change. From the deepest grief comes the chance for transformation.
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