My Love, My Love: or The Peasant Girl
Publish date: September 1st 2002
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Pages no: 168
Edition language: English
A bitter fairy tale about a young black peasant girl who falls in love with the light-skinned son of a rich man on a Caribbean island, this is the basis of the musical Once on This Island, which softened the story considerably by adding a metafictional frame. Guy's eye on the prices exacted by colo...
I love the Little Mermaid. And I loved that this book was a feminist retelling of the story, without the over-the-topness of the politically correct fairy tales.Christmas of 2004, and I start reading as many books from the approved BC Ministry of Education book list as I can ... preparing for my fi...