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How to Fracture a Fairy Tale, Paperback / softback Book

How to Fracture a Fairy Tale Paperback / softback


"This collection is Jane Yolen at her best. This is magic."-Patricia C. Wrede, author of the Enchanted Forest ChroniclesFantasy icon Jane Yolen (The Devil's Arithmetic, Briar Rose, Sister Emily's Lightship) is adored by generations of readers of all ages.

Now she triumphantly returns with this inspired gathering of fractured fairy tales and legends.

Yolen breaks open the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets: a philosophical bridge that misses its troll, a spinner of straw as a falsely accused moneylender, the villainous wolf adjusting poorly to retirement.

Each of these offerings features a new author note and original poem, illuminating tales that are old, new, and brilliantly refined.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Tachyon Publications
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  • Category: Myth & legend told as fiction
  • ISBN: 9781616963064

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