The Thirteen Clocks is James Thurber's enduring story of life in a castle where time stands still on every clock at 10 minutes to five. The Duke of the castle ignores time and pays no attention to temperature either. He is a wicked Duke who has hands cold enough to choke a bull. The only warmth he understands is the warm hands of Princess Saralinda, his fair niece, whom he cherishes and protects from suitors.
"As a Fairy Tale Should Be"
How do we look to each other as we grow older? This uplifting collection asks men and women to answer this provocative question. The answers, in the form of evocative poetry and prose, reveal the pleasures of growing older and teach us how to remain active and proud, living out our older years to the fullest potential. You'll delight in learning how the changes that we experience in later life can provide wonderful benefits and newfound happiness.
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