A Wild Swan: And Other Tales, Paperback

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Fairy tales for our times from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Slate, and Bustle A poisoned apple and a monkey's paw with the power to change fate; a girl whose extraordinarily long hair causes cat...
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Ivatherm Solutie Micelara

Fairy tales for our times from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR, Slate, and Bustle A poisoned apple and a monkey's paw with the power to change fate; a girl whose extraordinarily long hair causes catastrophe; a man with one human arm and one swan's wing; and a house constructed of gumdrops and gingerbread. In A Wild Swan and Other Tales, the people and the talismans of lands far, far away--the mythic figures of our childhoods and the source of so much of our wonder--are transformed by Michael Cunningham into stories of sublime revelation. Here are the moments that our fairy tales forgot or deliberately concealed: the years after a spell is broken, the rapturous instant of a miracle unexpectedly realized, or the fate of a prince only half cured of a curse. Reimagined by one of the most gifted storytellers of his generation, and exquisitely illustrated by Yuko Shimizu, rarely have our bedtime stories been this dark, this perverse, or this true.
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