The Carpenter by Iiro Küttner
(Tales by Trees Book 1)

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Synopsis

The emperor’s chief master cabinetmaker is given an order to make whatever his own heart most desires. He knows immediately what he needs to build. But the challenge that he faces has serious consequences on his life and the people he loves.

"It was said that in his hands wood ceased to be wood. In his hands it turned to gold, to beautiful dreams and works of philosophy." - The Carpenter

The Carpenter is a self-contained story within the Tales by Trees series. It is a one hour read, but a lifetime experience.

Tales by Trees is a series of illustrated fairy tales for grown-ups. The exceptionally illustrated stories combine fantasy, nature, wisdom, wonder and folklore into an inspiring reading experience.

The Authors:

Iiro Küttner is an award-winning screenwriter, playwright and author currently serving as the professor of screenwriting at the Aalto University in Helsinki.

Ville Tietäväinen is an award-winning graphic novelist and visual artist. His works have been published internationally.

“Each reading is like peeling an onion, always uncovering new thoughts or revelations about life.” / Värikäs päivä

“Within the framework of a fairy tale, Küttner writes a story with multiple interpretations, a philosophical lesson and a riddle about the nature of humanity.” / Etelä-Suomen Sanomat

“The Carpenter is a melancholy but wise story, which makes the reader ponder what is ultimately important.” / Anna magazine

“Küttner’s narration shows old-fashioned restraint and unrestrained beauty, as does the whole of Tietäväinen’s graphic design.” / Parnasso
 

About Iiro Küttner

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Published December 15, 2015 by Books North / Tales by Trees. 64 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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