robin mckinley fairy tales
hallieod at indigo.ie
Fri Jan 7 18:54:19 EST 2005
> > If you liked Beauty, you should definitely read Spindle's End and Rose
>> Daughter, which are respectively retellings of Sleeping Beauty and
>> Beauty and The Beast. I liked them better than Beauty, probably partly
>> because they seemed intended for an older audience.
>Um. I've not read "Spindle's End" (yet), but I would enter a caveat over
>"Rose Daughter". I personally like this book, and I like it as well as I
>like "Beauty", RMcK's earlier Beauty and the Beast tale. In fact, I own a
>copy of "Rose Daughter" because Hallie (who will no doubt soon pop up to
>give her opinion, so I won't pre-empt her too much) gave me hers because she
>didn't like it.
Nah, I think for *once* Hallie will resist giving her opinion of any
Robin McKinley. Consider it my New Year's present to everyone!
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