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  • Paperback: 240 pages
  • Publisher: Poppy; 1 Pap/Pstr edition (June 5, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0316213276
  • ISBN-13: 978-0316213271
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 7.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (86 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #651,716 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful By Amy Y. TOP 1000 REVIEWER on June 6, 2012
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This book had so much potential. I wanted to love it. It was good and I think fans of the movie will enjoy the book. Three stars for poor character development and very low writing standards.

I should give it four stars if just because Snow White, in this fairy tale, is not some helpless princess waiting to be rescued by Prince Charming. She is strong, fearless and pretty much ready to take anything on to reach help and avenge her father's death. When she learns that her childhood friend, William, and his father, an ally of her father's, managed to escape when Ravenna, the evil queen, took over the land, she breaks away from the dungeon where she has been locked up in order to reach them.

Eric, the Huntsman, has been struck by tragedy and is led to the Dark Forest to kill Snow White by an impossible promise. His journey is one of the better parts of this book- regaining his pride and strength after all that mattered to him had been taken away and he had become a self-destructive drunk.

I don't want to give away too many spoilers.

Will Eric become Snow White's true love? Or will that fall to her childhood friend, William? Will she escape or will Queen Ravenna have her heart cut from her chest, cementing Ravenna's eternal youth and power? Will she be able to win back her Father's kingdom, destroying Ravenna's evil hold over everyone?

This is no Disney fairy tale. There is lots of bloody violence and dark magic. There is also love, valor and true courage portrayed here.

My biggest disappointment with this book is that there was a lack of character development. Snow White's character was fairly well developed, as one would expect- but Eric had so much more potential and I wanted to see more of William.
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By OnlyRichard on June 7, 2012
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This had the potential to be a really fantastic book. Maybe its because I am an author myself, but I was very disappointed with the storytelling. Descriptions were relegated to "gray" all the time. Emotions and events that could have been explored were glossed over. Battle scenes were left to, "Eric dodged every blow sent his way." Snow White was angry and filled with loathing, which is out of character from what I know of her (and granted, I don't know everything!). I was glad that I had seen the movie mid-way through reading this, because otherwise, if I had read this first, I might never have watched it. I feel that this was a waste of the money I spent. I was hoping for more insight into the characters. :\
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By Ruth Anderson VINE VOICE on June 15, 2012
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Snow White & the Huntsman was one of my most anticipated films of the summer, and a theater-going experience that left me with decidedly mixed feelings. I loved the visuals and the hints of a unique and fresh take on the Snow White story thanks to charismatic performances by Charlize Theron as Ravenna and Chris Hemsworth as the Huntsman. But overall I felt the film was decidedly lacking in the plotting and character development areas -- with so much potential only partially realized on-screen, I was left wanting more -- and with that aim in mind I decided to investigate the movie novelization. Film novelizations are very iffy propositions, more often than not a slap-dash attempt to capitalize on a movie's popularity. For the most part this SWATH adaptation is a mediocre work of fiction, falling into the same traps as its filmic inspiration -- too enamoured with Snow's world instead of the story's characters. But at best this slim volume offers some interesting additional tidbits of insight into the Huntsman and the Queen, and leaves me hoping for a more character-driven, satisfying second outing, if/when the SWATH sequel comes to pass.

The novelization offers some background information on Ravenna and her brother Finn -- apparently her coup against Snow's father was in retaliation for his attack on her family. Interestingly enough in the film there is no sense that Snow's father was guilty of this crime, no concept of a blood-feud, but it does add an interesting contextual shade to the Snow/Ravenna relationship. The novelization also (thankfully) white-washes at the least the incestuous overtones between Ravenna and her brother Finn, explaining away their almost "mystically" close relationship as a result of their mother's powerful curse.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Quinn Garner on July 8, 2014
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I haven't seen the movie, so didn't know what to expect exactly. I bet the costumes are great and I would like to see it even though the book was mediocre. For the book, I liked how all of the elements from the original fairy tale were present. I liked that the Huntsman was a fractured hero. Not too saccharin. I liked that Snow White was brave and determined. She was the only one with a vision of a better way of life and was willing to pursue it to her own death if needed to help her people. But ultimately what was a cool idea for re telling a familiar story was executed without really engaging the heart of the story. What is the point of the story of Snow White? The point is that purity of heart, courage and self-sacrifice create a future of better lives and possibilities for those around us. Goodness wins and in winning creates a new world where the Queen's evil can no longer rule others or create their partial destruction. The themes of good and evil collide in the Huntsman and in the women who disfigure their own children to keep them from the Queen's need for fresh youth. Another theme that could have been explored more thoroughly is old vs. young. Ravenna is old and treacherous, intent on keeping her power at all cost. Snow White is young. Eric is young'ish. William is young. The Duke is old too. He doesn't support change until Snow White says she will face the Queen no matter what.
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