Snow, Glass, Apples
A young princess … her skin as white as snow … her hair as black as coal ... her lips as red as blood … an innocent young girl victimized by her evil stepmother.Or is she? Neil Gaiman’s “Snow, Glass, Apples” turns the traditional “Snow White” fairytale on its head and tells the story from the... show more
A young princess … her skin as white as snow … her hair as black as coal ... her lips as red as blood … an innocent young girl victimized by her evil stepmother.Or is she? Neil Gaiman’s “Snow, Glass, Apples” turns the traditional “Snow White” fairytale on its head and tells the story from the point of view of the “wicked” stepmother, who knows the truth about this less-than-innocent girl and attempts to save the kingdom from her unnatural and monstrous stepdaughter.
Pages no: 20
Edition language: English
I think of her hair as black as coal, her lips as red as blood, her skin, snow-white. As do I. Snow White and the Seven Dwarves is a fairy tale, nay, a beloved fairy tale about a young, beautiful girl with hair as black as ebony, lips as red as blood, and skin as white as snow. It is the story of th...
This is my Halloween spooky read for this year - I was thinking of re-reading Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber, but I had yet to read this one and I wanted something new. And I chose well because the tone of this short story is reminiscent of Carter's writing in The Bloody Chamber: the lyrical ...
I did enjoy this, I truly did. But I would have enjoyed it a lot more if it were a true story, not set out as a script for a play. What was missing to me, was the stunning scenery and imagery that Neil normally paints with his words. Instead we got the intimate confession/story of the Queen. I liked...
A very spooky retelling of Snow White.Parts of the story are sort of violent, so I recommend for adults and very mature teens (16-18 years)
This was a fun, dark and twisted read. I love fairytale remakes, the darker the better and it doesn't get much darker than this.Snow white is told originally from the perspective of Snow White herself, this little gem retells the story from the point of view of The Evil Queen. Looks like little Snow...
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