Beauty Kills the Beast

Stories for the Young at Heart on Love and Self-Respect

by Astrid Hoffmann

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 8/30/2017

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 118
ISBN : 9781504385305
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 118
ISBN : 9781504385312
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 118
ISBN : 9781504385329

About the Book

Beauty kills the Beast transports us to imaginary worlds through very real stories. Four short tales, told as metaphors to actual societal issues, state the struggles of young characters’ facing emotional abuse, social discrimination, transgender identity, drugs and human trafficking. Each story introduces us to the circumstances and emotional conditions lived by each character, under a close analysis of the author where she calls our attention to issues of self-esteem, respect for oneself and others, forgiveness, gratitude and love, and invites us, the reader, to voice our own point of view and face our own fears to empower ourselves for a better world. Each story faces the problem, goes through an analysis and opens to the endless possibilities of a life lived with love, knowing that all good is within and that with positive mindfulness and faith one can achieve the unthinkable and overcome any obstacles. The book is addressed to the young at heart and its intention is to shed light on modern issues and give a hand in the search for one’s power and true love.

About the Author

ASTRID HOFFMANN was born in Chile where she pursuit a career in architecture. A deep calling for change brought her to the US where she received her citizenship and Masters in Landscape Architecture, profession she has been practicing for the past 14 years. She currently lives in Florida, where she found her home. Her hobbies are painting and mix media, learning about crystal energy, walking and reading. She has a strong believe in Angels for she feels their positive influence in her daily life. As she follows her heart for meaning and mindfulness, she felt to share what she sees and feels about the world and call the young to find their truth and strength in life. These are her first stories.