The Mermaid's Madness
What would happen if a star writer went back to the darker themes of the original fairy tales for plots, and then crossed the Disney princesses with Charlie?s Angels? What he?d end up with is The Mermaid?s Madness?a whole new take on The Little Mermaid. And with Jim C. Hines, of Jig the Goblin... show more
What would happen if a star writer went back to the darker themes of the original fairy tales for plots, and then crossed the Disney princesses with Charlie?s Angels? What he?d end up with is The Mermaid?s Madness?a whole new take on The Little Mermaid. And with Jim C. Hines, of Jig the Goblin fame, penning the tale, you can bet it won?t be ?They lived happily ever after.?
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: October 6th 2009
Pages no: 339
Edition language: English
Series: Princess (#2)
Jim C. Hines does a great job with retellings. He twisted the tale of the little mermaid into such an amazing story. There were so many twists and turns in this book. At some points I had no idea who to trust and who to believe. I love it when books make me feel this way. I can't wait to read t...
Ich mochte Jim C. Hines bereits, bevor ich anfing, über ihn zu recherchieren. Doch seitdem ich eine Weile auf seiner Website und seinem Blog herum gesurft bin und ihn ein bisschen besser kennengelernt habe, bin ich zusätzlich zutiefst beeindruckt von seinem Engagement hinsichtlich Genderthemen in un...
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I enjoyed the version of the Little Mermaid in here. It's one of my favorite fairy tales. I learned the original one before the Disney movie with the happy ending. It's one of the most heartbreaking, and Jim Hines managed to make this one even more so. Getting darker than the original Little Mer...