Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold (Paperback)

Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold Cover Image
By Paula Guran (Editor)
$15.99
On Our Shelves Now
On hand as of Dec 17 11:45am
(Folklore & Mythology)

Description


Once upon a time, the stories that came to be known as "fairy tales" were cultivated to entertain adults more than children; it was only later that they were tamed and pruned into less thorny versions intended for youngsters. But in truth, they have continued to prick the imaginations of readers at all ages.

Over the years, authors have often borrowed bits and pieces from these stories, grafting them into their own writing, creating literature with both new meaning and age-old significance. In the last few decades or so, they've also intentionally retold and reinvented the tales in a variety of ways--delightful or dark, wistful or wicked, sweet or satirical--that forge new trails through the forests of fantastic fiction.

This new anthology compiles some of the best modern fairy-tale retellings and reinventions from award-winning and bestselling authors, acclaimed storytellers, and exciting new talents, into an enchanting collection. Explore magical new realms by traveling with us, Beyond the Woods . . .

Skyhorse Publishing, under our Night Shade and Talos imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of titles for readers interested in science fiction (space opera, time travel, hard SF, alien invasion, near-future dystopia), fantasy (grimdark, sword and sorcery, contemporary urban fantasy, steampunk, alternative history), and horror (zombies, vampires, and the occult and supernatural), and much more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller, a national bestseller, or a Hugo or Nebula award-winner, we are committed to publishing quality books from a diverse group of authors.

About the Author


Paula Guran is a two-time Bram Stoker Award winner. In addition to scores of novels and several single-author collections, she has edited around thirty published anthologies, including her annual Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror series. She lives in Akron, Ohio.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781597808385
ISBN-10: 1597808385
Publisher: Night Shade Books
Publication Date: July 5th, 2016
Pages: 536
Language: English

38 Main Street, Middlebury, VT (802) 388-2061 | Email | Map Mon-Sat 9:30 - 5:30 | Sunday 11 - 4