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Six-Gun Snow White - Catherynne M. Valente
Six-Gun Snow White
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A New York Times bestselling author offers a brilliant reinvention of one of the best-known fairy tales of all time with Snow White as a gunslinger in the mythical Wild West.Forget the dark, enchanted forest. Picture instead a masterfully evoked Old West where you are more likely to find coyotes... show more
A New York Times bestselling author offers a brilliant reinvention of one of the best-known fairy tales of all time with Snow White as a gunslinger in the mythical Wild West.Forget the dark, enchanted forest. Picture instead a masterfully evoked Old West where you are more likely to find coyotes as the seven dwarves. Insert into this scene a plain-spoken, appealing narrato
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781481444729 (1481444727)
Pages no: 154
Edition language: English
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I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it
5.0 Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne M. Valente
I love Catherynne M. Valente. I fell in love with her writing and worlds when I first read her Fairyland series. Ever since reading those books, I have set out to buy and collect all of her works. I'm well on my way and now I am the proud owner of more than half her novels. Just three more and I wil...
The English Student
The English Student rated it
4.0 Six-Gun Snow White - Catherynne M. Valente
This is actually the second book I've read this year which retells "Snow White" as a story about race (the first being Helen Oyeyemi's Boy, Snow, Bird). In Valente's version, the story's heroine is the daughter of a Native American woman, Gun That Sings, forcibly married to a white man, Mr H. She's ...
Merle
Merle rated it
3.5 Six-Gun Snow White by Catherynne Valente
Valente’s writing can be pretty “out there,” to my mind. The Orphan’s Tales duology is great and Deathless also very good, but I wasn’t able to get past the sample of Radiance. Six-Gun Snow White is deceptively grounded: it’s a retelling of a familiar fairytale, and it’s set in the 19th century Amer...
Rachel's books
Rachel's books rated it
3.0 Six-Gun Snow White
A Snow White western. That's what this is. It's dark, depressing. The writing is very creative and descriptive. It is definitely not the type of book I normally read (happy!). I was drawn to the beautiful, non-white protagonist (and the cover is beautiful too) and the fairy telling re-telling. The f...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud rated it
5.0 Nebula-Nominated Novella SIX-GUN SNOW WHITE
New Review! Catherynne M. Valente retells Snow White in her usual gloriously poetic language. Is it any wonder this wins an almost-perfect score from me. http://expendablemudge.blogspot.com/2014/03/2014-nebula-nominated-novella-readssix.html Go take a gander at the why.
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