The Rose and the Beast

The Rose and the Beast

Fairy Tales Retold

eBook - 2008
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Nine classic fairy tales set in modern, magical landscapes and retold with a twist.
Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; New York : HarperCollins e-books, 2008.
ISBN: 9780061658396
0061658391
9780061658389
0061658383
Additional Contributors: Scalora, Suza
Contents: Snow
Tiny
Glass
Charm
Wolf
Rose
Bones
Beast
Ice.
Summary: Nine classic fairy tales set in modern, magical landscapes and retold with a twist.

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tbebb
Jul 24, 2014

short and to the point. sad reimaginings with modern spin.

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fred73
Jul 10, 2013

such a weird take on the fairy tales. I couldn't get through it

abkeller Feb 09, 2013

At times, this book was truly wonderful, a unique perspective on some of our most famous fairy tales such as Snow White, Thumbelina and Beauty and the Beast. I was enchanted and could have recommended this book to young adults. It might have provided them with an alternative read to embrace.
Then the swear words and references to drugs and alcohol began. I realize that some men and women choose to revel in this culture, destroying themselves and others around them. Nevertheless, I wouldn’t expose our youth to these cold, bitter alternatives. The lovely cover belies the treachery found within. I regret selecting this book and wish the author would have stuck to the good road instead.

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Thistlelaneous
Dec 26, 2009

Thistlelaneous thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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Thistlelaneous
Dec 26, 2009

Sexual Content: Tales look at the dark truths that inspired many classic fairy and folk tales, which includes sexual references.

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