Beautiful by Juliet Marillier audiobook
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Beautiful

By Juliet Marillier
Read by Gemma Dawson

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Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781713519669

  • ISBN: 9781713519669

Runtime: 7.32 Hours
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

With the Nordic fairy tale East of the Sun and West of the Moon as her inspiration, Juliet Marillier weaves a magical story of a young princess' search for her true self.

Hulde is a queen's daughter and lives in a palace. But her life is lonely. Growing up atop the glass mountain, she knows only her violent and autocratic mother and a household of terrified servants. 

Then a white bear named Rune comes to visit, and Hulde learns what kindness is. 

But the queen has a plan for Hulde. When she turns 16, she will wed the most beautiful man in all the world. Hulde has never met her intended husband, and her mother refuses to explain the arrangement. Hulde becomes desperate to find out more and seeks the help of a magic mirror. Perhaps someone is coming to her rescue. 

On her wedding day, Hulde's existence is turned upside down. For the first time she leaves the glass mountain behind, setting out to be as brave as the heroines in her beloved storybook. 

The journey will test Hulde to the limit. Can she overcome her fears and take control of her own life?

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Author Bio: Juliet Marillier

Author Bio: Juliet Marillier

Juliet Marillier is the author of several highly popular fantasy novels for adults. She is also the author of the teen novel Wildwood Dancing. She lives in Australia.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 7.32
Audience: Adult
Language: English