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How to Fracture a Fairy Tale


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Fantasy legend Jane Yolen presents a wide-ranging offering of fractured fairy tales. Yolen fractures the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets, holding them to the light and presenting them entirely transformed; where a spinner of straw into gold becomes a money-changer and the big bad wolf retires to a nursing home. Rediscover the tales you once knew, rewritten and Fantasy legend Jane Yolen presents a wide-ranging offering of fractured fairy tales. Yolen fractures the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets, holding them to the light and presenting them entirely transformed; where a spinner of straw into gold becomes a money-changer and the big bad wolf retires to a nursing home. Rediscover the tales you once knew, rewritten and refined for the world we now live in―or a much better version of it. Table of Contents Stories “Snow in Summer” “The Bridge’s Complaint” “The Moon Ribbon” “Godmother Death” “Happy Dens or A Day in the Old Wolves’ Home” “Granny Rumple” “One Ox, Two Ox, Three Ox, and the Dragon King” “Brother Hart” “Sun/Flight” “Slipping Sideways Through Eternity” “The Foxwife” “The Faery Flag” “One Old Man, with Seals” “Sleeping Ugly” “The Undine” “Great-Grandfather Dragon’s Tale” “Green Plague” “The Unicorn and the Pool” “The Golden Balls” “Sister Death” “Sule Skerry” “Once A Good Man” “Allerleirauh” “The Gwynfahr” “Cinder Elephant” “Mama Gone” “The Woman Who Loved A Bear” “Wrestling with Angels” Poems “The Thing About Fairy Tales” / “Prince Ever After” / “Troll Maiden on the Bridge” / “Learning from Those Other Princesses” / “Stone Hand in Stone Hand: Norvelt Cemetery” / “Once Upon A Wolf” / “Spinning Straw” / “‘Story,’” the Old Man Said” / “Green Children” / “Icarus Fall” / “Ovens” / “Foxwife” / “Carrying the Flag of Faery” / “On Meeting A God” / “Old Woman by the Well” / “Warning from the Undine” / “St. George’s Sword and Word” / “To Be Paid” / “Rhinoceros” / “Frog Meet Princess” / “The Keening Woman” / “When I Was A Selchie” / “What Do We Need of Heaven” / “Cinderella in the Ashes” / “Not That Princess” Cinder Elephant / “Fat Is Not A Fairy Tale” / “The Vampire Regrets” / “Marrying the Bear” / “Jacob’s Regret”
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