Thursday, September 16, 2010

Fantastic Fairytales - Spindles End by Robin McKinley

Published: 2000
Publisher: Ace
# Pages: 354
Copy: Purchased
Summary: Back of book

All the creatures of forest and field and riverbank kniew the infant was special. She was the princess, spirited away from the evil fairy Prnicia on her name-day. But the curse was cast: Rosie was fated to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a poisoned sleep - a slumber from which no one would be able to rouse her ....

An absolutely wonderful retelling of Sleeping Beauty. Robin McKinley tells the story with humour and romance and beautiful language that captures the reader from the very beginning. Everyone knows the story of the sleeping beauty, correct? Well, perhaps not the way this one is written. With twists and turns that will keep your interest until the very end, this version of the well know tale will entrance and surprise you.

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