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The Fair Folk - Marvin Kaye, Tanith Lee, Megan Lindholm, Kim Newman, Patricia A. McKillip, Craig Shaw Gardner, Jane Yolen, Midori Snyder
The Fair Folk
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3.78 45
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780441014811 (044101481X)
Publisher: Ace Trade
Pages no: 448
Edition language: English
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altheaann
altheaann rated it
A collection of six long stories - which makes it a bit hard to give an overall rating. Definitely above-average, though, with a few of my favorite authors in the mix!Tanith Lee - UOUSFull of elements of disparate fairy tales, but mainly a mix of Cinderella and Tam Lin(?) - maybe. The girl with the ...
All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World rated it
3.0 The Fair Folk
I've liked those of the previous themed anthologies edited by Kaye that I've read - this one's a mixed bag, from the sublime (Patricia McKillip's "The Kelpie", set amid a group of Victorian artists and containing the least amount of magical trappings of the set) to the ridiculous (Craig Shaw Gardene...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
4.0
"UOUS" by Tanith LeeRichly atmospheric but ultimately unsatisfactory story of Cinderella-like Lois, whose labors for her abusive stepmother are interrupted by demands from supernatural creatures in the forest. The fact that the family was in a dilapidated house in the forest in the first place was k...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0
This is a nice collection of tales that focus on fairies, and that would be your older and nastier fairies than Tinkerbell. "UOUS" by Tanith Lee is, to my mind at least, the best in the collection. Lee sets up the tale nicely, making it almost sound like we are going to get a classic Cinderella t...
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