marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

Book of Enchantments

Book of Enchantments by Patricia C. Wrede

A collection of short stories.  All fantasy.

Other than that -- some contemporary, some in other worlds -- some in shared worlds, or the Enchanted Forest.  Some lightsome and merry, others rather dark.  Retold tales, with a twist, and originals.  Most of them strong stories.

Involving chestnuts, a scullery maid, a statue of the Lorelei, a spiteful little sister who tells lies, a wood cutter, a reunion, a girl talking back to the caliph, in various ones.

There's also a recipe at the back of the book
Tags: fiction reviews: contemporary fantasy, fiction reviews: fairy tale based, fiction reviews: fantasy (other), fiction reviews: high fantasy, fiction reviews: short story collections, patricia c. wrede

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