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Just about when you think you know the direction the story is going.....guess again !
And speaking of quirks, the author casually blends into the story several little tales which you eventually recognize as classic fairy tales!
The love of a mother, the rebellion of a child, the greed of adults and the compassion of others.
This author is simply a really inventive writer at the top of his game. I've read most of his novels and they never disappoint. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Leon Trotsky
This book was a hardcover edition with beautiful cover art. It is a book I will keep for my collection. Thank you!Published 14 months ago by Zachary Cole
I love this book and recently purchased one for my nephew. I love the play on all the fairy talesPublished 15 months ago by Zombee
This book was a total surprise to me - I picked it up from a bargain table, and could not put it down! Read morePublished 20 months ago by Margaret Fiore
A tall twisted brew of a story, a mix of fairy tales, from Little Red Riding Hood, to Hansel and Gretel, to Pinocchio, to Rapunzel, to Snow White, Jack and the Beanstalk, all mixed... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Ksenia Anske
Slow going to start with, this novel weaves an adult fairy tale out of old and new threads. At times you will hate the protagonist, while at the same time feeling his pain--very... Read morePublished on March 6, 2013 by Noe Dinnerstein
Sometime last year someone gave me this book.....the spoken version on CD. Kept putting off listening to it until I had a longiish trip to my daughter's college for her birthday. Read morePublished on January 11, 2013 by Cheryl Storm