The Nutcracker for adults, perfect for fans of Robert Dinsdale’s The Toymakers, Erin Morgenstern’s The Night Circus and Stephanie Garber’s Caraval
’It was a rainy day that the magic came, and once magic has entered your life, you stay in its glittering clutch forever’
Stelle longs to be a ballerina but as Christmas draws nearer, her
dancing days are numbered. At the wishes of her family, she will be
obligated to marry and take up her place in society in the New Year. But
when a mysterious toymaker, Dr Drosselmeier, purchases a neighbouring
townhouse, it heralds the arrival of magic and wonder in her life.
Although Drosselmeier’s magic is darker than Marietta could have
When he constructs an elaborate theatrical set for her
final ballet performance, Marietta discovers it carries a magic all of
its own. As the clock chimes midnight, Marietta finds herself walking
through a land of snow-topped fir trees leading to a frozen sugar palace
silent with secrets and must find a way to return home.
In the darkness of night, magic awaits and you will never forget what you find here…
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