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How to Fracture a Fairy Tale

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"[Yolen is] the Aesop of the twentieth century"—The New York Times
Fantasy legend Jane Yolen (The Emerald Circus The Devil's Arithmetic), adored by generations of readers of all ages, delights with these effortlessly wide-ranging fairy tales, myths, and legends. She fractures the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets, holding them to the light and presenting them transformed: a spinner of straw as a falsely-accused moneylender, a philosophical bridge who longs for its troll, and the villainous wolf retiring to a nursing home. Each offering features an intimate author note and poem, allowing readers to discover stories old, new, and refined for the world we live in—or a much better version of it.

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Publisher: Tachyon Publications

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  • ISBN: 9781616963071
  • Release date: October 19, 2018

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  • ISBN: 9781616963071
  • File size: 448 KB
  • Release date: October 19, 2018

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"[Yolen is] the Aesop of the twentieth century"—The New York Times
Fantasy legend Jane Yolen (The Emerald Circus The Devil's Arithmetic), adored by generations of readers of all ages, delights with these effortlessly wide-ranging fairy tales, myths, and legends. She fractures the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets, holding them to the light and presenting them transformed: a spinner of straw as a falsely-accused moneylender, a philosophical bridge who longs for its troll, and the villainous wolf retiring to a nursing home. Each offering features an intimate author note and poem, allowing readers to discover stories old, new, and refined for the world we live in—or a much better version of it.

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