Some Kind of Fairy Tale
Publish date: March 1st 2013
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
#125 and my final book of 2015! This was a fun romp through magical realism. It took me a bit to warm up to it, but before long I was fully engaged in the story. If you like concrete conclusions, this probably isn't the book for you, but I like a bit of vagary-- which this has in abundance.
post faerie kidnapping aftermath. Good read
A realistic and beautifully written exploration of what might happen if the tale of Rip Van Winkle (or any of the older stories of people being taken 'Under the Hill') happened in modern-day England.Twenty years ago, 16-yr-old Tara disappeared after a fight with her boyfriend. Although the boyfriend...
This story made the impossible seem possible; a little fairy tale a little real life! I became immediately interested in all the characters, the story, and where the author would lead me. It reminded me of The Stolen Child and I will certainly be watching for this author in the future.
This book had the potential to be great but somehow felt flat. I didn't connect with any of the characters, and just found myself hating them. Not a likeable one among the bunch. The description of fairy land seemed like the author was going for beautiful and magical but read like he was a teenager ...