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Wendy Wheeler
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Miss Clark
Miss Clark rated it 5 years ago
As it is with so many anthologies, there is good, enjoyable, bad and those oh-so-special "Where is the bleach so I can get this story out of my mind?" stories. This was an "adult" fairytale anthology and it most certainly is not all about the HEA ending. Most of them are dark and depressing, with an...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it 5 years ago
The stories are better than those collected in the similarly themed My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me: Forty New Fairy Tales , it has more edge and overall there's this grey and dark tone surrounding it. which leads me to say that the title doesn't fit it at all. Nor the cover. Probably b...
Danielle's Reading Adventures
Danielle's Reading Adventures rated it 6 years ago
Overall, I found this anthology disappointing. The ratio of stories I didn't like or was indifferent about was higher than the ones I liked or loved. I really, really hated the Peter Straub story. I don't usually have that severe a negative reaction to stories/books, but this is one of them. On th...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 6 years ago
"Like a Red, Red Rose" has a very traditional feel to it.Apparently I just wasn't in the mood for these. I found myself skipping around and unable to settle and enjoy the stories, so I decided to return it.ILL copy
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it 7 years ago
Like most anthologies, some good stories, some just okay, some really not for me. I picked it up because it includes some authors I generally like, but their stories didn't out to be the ones I preferred.
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