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Rose Daughter: A Re-telling of Beauty and the Beast - Robin McKinley
Rose Daughter: A Re-telling of Beauty and the Beast
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780972862073 (0972862072)
Publisher: CFM
Edition language: English
Series: Folktales (#2)
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Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
3.5 Rose Daughter by Robin McKinley
This is a retelling of Beauty and the Beast. The human characters were beautifully written and the story enjoyable. However, the rose-gardening sections got a bit tedious and the Beast was a bit dull. I like roses and gardening, but not that much. Using manure from a unicorn was definately an in...
Posh Dresses, Hot Men and Heaving Bosoms
Posh Dresses, Hot Men and Heaving Bosoms rated it
3.0 Rose Daughter
Frankly, I didn't like it as much as 'Beauty'. Still a solid 3 star book though
Keertana @ Ivy Book Bindings
Keertana @ Ivy Book Bindings rated it
Well, this is unsurprising. Yet another McKinley novel fails to enchant me. As always, these 3 Stars are for her writing alone - beautiful, melodic, and practically hypnotic. Sadly, the story is dull, lacking any real conflict and falling back on much of the same dialogue and plot lines from McKinle...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 Rose Daughter
After Beauty I didn't think that Robin McKinley could do a comparable retelling of the Beauty and the Beast story, I was wrong, it's not better, it's as good, slightly different, more mature but still a good yarn.
Sarina's Book Palace.
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5.0 Rose Daughter
Dear author,I loved "Beauty" when I read it many months ago; I thought nothing could ever take its place in my heart. Now, after reading "Rose Daughter", I can't decide which one is dearer to me. Robin McKinley, can you decide for me? Which one I like better? Which one I have to love less? Clearly, ...
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