Once Upon a Curse by Peter Beagle
Stories and Fairy Tales for Adult Readers

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“Gorgeous, haunting, and a wonder to read” – San Francisco Book Review

“An appealing way to rediscover the classic tales” – Publishers Weekly

“A beautiful addition to the adventurous fairy tale fan’s shelf” – Portland Book Review


Fair maidens, handsome princes, witches, and fairy godmothers all show their dark and dangerous side in this anthology inspired by myths and fairy tales, retold by some of the best authors in this generation and by some upcoming new talents. Told with a dark twist, focused on the lure of the gorgeous evil, this collection will take the readers on a wild ride through magical realms of Ancient Greece, old Russia, medieval Europe, and modern day America.

About Peter Beagle

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PETER S. BEAGLE is one of the world's best-loved fantasy authors. His works include the novels "A Fine and Private Place" and "The Folk of the Air", as well as nonfiction books and the screenplay for the animated film version of J. R. R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit". He lives in Davis, California. DAVID BRIN has written or contributed to a dozen works of fiction and science fiction, has a Ph.D in astrophysics, and has been a professor and a NASA consultant.NANCY KRESS is the author of fourteen books of fantasy and science fiction, including both novels and short-story collections.
Published December 23, 2013 by Dragonwell Publishing. 272 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Not exactly bedtime reading, this collection of reinterpreted fairy tales takes readers on an intriguing journey encompassing both instantly identifiable staples and stories transformed nearly beyond

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