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Troll's Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales - Garth Nix, Michael Cadnum, Nancy Farmer, Jane Yolen, Ellen Datlow, Catherynne M. Valente, Ellen Kushner, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Kelly Link, Terri Windling, Midori Snyder, Wendy Froud, Joseph Stanton, Neil Gaiman, Delia Sherman, Peter S. Beagle, Holly Black
Troll's Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales
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Everyone thinks they know the real story behind the villains in fairy tales?evil, no two ways about it. But the villains themselves beg to differ. In Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling?s new anthology for younger readers, you?ll hear from the Giant?s wife (?Jack and the Beanstalk?), Rumplestiltskin,... show more
Everyone thinks they know the real story behind the villains in fairy tales?evil, no two ways about it. But the villains themselves beg to differ. In Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling?s new anthology for younger readers, you?ll hear from the Giant?s wife (?Jack and the Beanstalk?), Rumplestiltskin, the oldest of the Twelve Dancing Princesses, and many more. A stellar lineup of authors, including Garth Nix, Holly Black, Neil Faiman and Nancy Farmer, makes sure that these old stories do new tricks!
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670061419 (0670061417)
ASIN: 670061417
Publisher: Viking Juvenile
Pages no: 200
Edition language: English
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Grimlock ♥ Inhumans
Grimlock ♥ Inhumans rated it
4.5 Fantastic anthology!
This is a fantastic anthology that's based on fairytales told from the point of view of the villains. It's also great for both younger and older readers; I loved it, and got a lot out of it, although I'm older than the targeted audience. Then again, Ellen Datlow is a top-notch editor and garners...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
4.0 Troll's Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales
What a wonderful read. The villains, the evil-doers, the baddies get their moment in the spotlight. This collection from some of the world's renown fantasy writers is endlessly inventive and entertaining, and I dare say it will change the way you think about those nasty characters. A new take on ...
LAUREN B. DAVIS
LAUREN B. DAVIS rated it
4.0 Troll's Eye View: A Book of Villainous Tales
What a wonderful read. The villains, the evil-doers, the baddies get their moment in the spotlight. This collection from some of the world's renown fantasy writers is endlessly inventive and entertaining, and I dare say it will change the way you think about those nasty characters. A new take on ...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0
I've been slightly p.oed even since Datlow and Windling stopped editiing thier adult collections and focused on YA collections. Now, I understand YA is hot (though most of it seems slightly silly), but still. Anyway, with this collection I think I understand why they did it or perhaps I figured ou...
Ceridwen
Ceridwen rated it
I said somewhere recently that I had never given a multi-author collection of short stories anything more than three stars. Here, I will make that statement false. It's just that usually there is too much comme ci, comme ça in any given collection. But I hadn't read a Ellen Datlow/Terri Windling col...
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