Publish date: June 20th 2013
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Fairy Tales
Series: Deathless (#1)
Koschei the Deathless is to Russian folklore what devils or wicked witches are to European culture: a menacing, evil figure; the villain of countless stories which have been passed on through story and text for generations. But Koschei has never before been seen through the eyes of Catherynne Valent...
Hey guys, I hope you all are having a great day and this is my review to Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente. Koschei the Deathless is to Russian folklore what devils or wicked witches are to European culture: a menacing, evil figure; the villain of countless stories which have been passed on throu...
32. DEATHLESS, BY CATHERYNNE M. VALENTE (Book 1 of Deathless)This one was recommended to me by one of my friends after I told her I liked fairytale retellings. This is, very obviously, a Russian story, so I was very surprised at how well I knew it. Not all of the stories told in here, many of the cr...
Fairy tales never die. They just get retold. I suspect it's because fairy tales have a little piece of truth at their core that keeps them ever-relevant. Last year, I had the pleasure of reading Angela Carter's short story collection, The Bloody Chamber, which retold a number of European fairy tales...
Deathless is quite a depressing book, in a way, but nonetheless a fantastic read. The story is mainly set in St. Petersburg, the city with ever-changing name, in one of the darkest (if not the darkest) periods of Russian history, spanning the time from the pre-Revolutionary era to the aftermath of...
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