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Cursed: An Anthology (Paperback)
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Cursed: An Anthology (Paperback)

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Paperback 384 Pages / Published: 03/03/2020
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Twenty curses, old and new, from bestselling fantasy authors such as Neil Gaiman, Christina Henry, M.R. Carey and Charlie Jane Anders. ALL THE BETTER TO READ YOU WITH It's a prick of blood, the bite of an apple, the evil eye, a wedding ring or a pair of red shoes. Curses come in all shapes and sizes, and they can happen to anyone, not just those of us with unpopular stepparents... Here you'll find unique twists on curses, from fairy tale classics to brand-new hexes of the modern world - expect new monsters and mythologies as well as twists on well-loved fables. Stories to shock and stories of warning, stories of monsters and stories of magic. TWENTY TIMELESS FOLKTALES, NEW AND OLD NEIL GAIMAN JANE YOLEN KAREN JOY FOWLER M.R. CAREY CHRISTINA HENRY CHRISTOPHER GOLDEN TIM LEBBON MICHAEL MARSHALL SMITH CHARLIE JANE ANDERS JEN WILLIAMS CATRIONA WARD JAMES BROGDEN MAURA McHUGH ANGELA SLATTER LILLITH SAINTCROW CHRISTOPHER FOWLER ALISON LITTLEWOOD MARGO LANAGAN

Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781789091502
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 368 g
Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This anthology should satisfy most fantasy readers and is well worth a look." - Booklist

"Spellbinding ... These stories are by turns eerie, grotesque, and delightful... Readers won't have to be Brothers Grimm fans to appreciate this dark melange." - Publishers Weekly

"Skin-crawling, tooth-grinding scary and sensuous... an excellent collection whose unforgettable, spooky images invoke the magic of daily life. " - Foreword Magazine

"Tales that get us to think about what we wish for.... for those who seek to cultivate still the child within." - San Francisco Book Review 4-star review

"a magical, mythical, mystical collection that should appeal to fans of dark fables and traditional folk horror" - Den of Geek

"Some might shock you, some might make you laugh, but they will all impress you with their originality. This is a great collection of stories." -SciFiMoviePage - 4 star review

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Lance, Expert Bookseller at Uxbridge

“Unique and modern fairy tales”

Ranging from a #MeToo take on Sleeping Beauty to holding a dark mirror up to the story of Wendy and Peter Pan (not forgetting a werewolf vs a Frankenstein's Monster vs a vampire zombie and a whole lot more) this... More

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“Brilliant collection of tales, new and retold”

This is a fantastic collection of folk tales, but retold for the 21st century, all on the theme of the curses which permeate the stories. With brilliant offerings from the likes of Neil Gaiman, Christina Henry, M. R... More

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