Keywords: folk tales

Snow Glass Apples: A Play for Voices

Snow Glass Apples: A Play for Voices


Neil Gaiman
Jack Zipes
George Walker

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2011

Snow, Glass, Apples Copyright c 1994 Neil GaimanI do not know what manner of thing she is. None of us do. She killedher mother in the birthing, but thats never enough to account forit. They call me wise, but I am far from wise, for all that I foresawfragments of it, frozen moments caught in pools of water or in thecold glass of my mirror. If I were wise I would not have tried tochange what I saw. If I were wise I would have killed myself beforeever I encountered her, before ever I caught ...

Keywords: Fairy Tales Fantasy Genre Fiction Horror Literature & Fiction Mythology & Folk Tales Science Fiction & Fantasy
Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition

Jonathan Livingston Seagull: The New Complete Edition


Richard Bach
Russell Munson

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2014

Contents Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four Last Words About the Author To the real Jonathan Seagull, who lives within us all JonathanLivingstonSeagull.com It was morning, and the new sun sparkled gold across the ripples of a gentle sea. A mile from shore a fishing boat chummed the water, and the word for Breakfast Flock flashed through the air, till a crowd of a thousand seagulls came to dodge and fight for bits of food. It was another busy day beginning. But way off alone, out by himself ...

Keywords: American Classics Contemporary Contemporary Fiction Encyclopedias Fairy Tales Fantasy Fiction Genre Fiction Inspirational Literary Literary Fiction Literature & Fiction Metaphysical Mythology & Folk Tales Reference Religion & Spirituality Science Fiction & Fantasy Spirituality United States
Mrs. Yaga

Mrs. Yaga


Michal Wojcik

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Year of publication: 2014

Mrs. Yaga by Michal Wojcik Mrs. Yaga For all the Baba Yagas out there. Aurelia grew up in a cabin a little ways outside of town, the one with the red mailbox and the twisted iron fence surmounted by skulls. Sometimes the house would groan and shift and flex its long chicken feet every so often it would stretch out its legs, lifting Aurelias room up over the trees and making crockery slide and smash. Then Mrs. Yaga would speak to the walls and soothe their domicile into settling back down again, ...

Keywords: Baba Yaga Diversity Dragons Families Feminism Folk Tales Magic Polish Folk Tales Quest Fantasy Retelling SFF Slavic Myths Speculative Fiction Subversive Fairy Tales Witches Young Adult
The Hum and the Shiver

The Hum and the Shiver


Alex Bledsoe

ISBN: 9780765327444
Year of publication: 2011

Alex Bledsoe THE HUM AND THE SHIVER To Jennifer Goree, for the title and the music 1 A screech owl stood on the porch rail, its tiny talons scratching against the wood. The dawn light made the tufts of its wind-ruffled feathers look jagged and bloody. The bird had a voice far out of proportion to its size, and was intimately acquainted with the night winds that guided the Tufa destiny. It was also, when seen during the day, an omen of death. So when Chloe Hyatt, a pureblood Tufa, saw it through ...

Keywords: & Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Legends Mythology
SWORD AT SUNSET

SWORD AT SUNSET


Rosemary Sutcliff

ISBN: 9781556527593
Year of publication: 1971

Sword at Sunset Rosemary Sutcliff JUST as the saga of Charlemagne and his paladins is the Matter of France, so for fourteen hundred years or so, the Arthurian Legend has been the Matter of Britain. A tradition at first, then a hero-tale gathering to itself fresh detail and fresh glories and the rainbow colors of romance as it went along, until with Sir Thomas Malory it came to its fullest flowering. But of late years historians and anthropologists have come more and more to the belief that the ...

Keywords: & & 449-1066 Arthurian Romances Aruthur Britons Fairy Tales Fairy Tales; Folk Tales; Legends Fantasy Fantasy Fiction Fiction Folk Tales General Great Britain Great Britain - History - Anglo-Saxon Period Great Britain - History - Anglo-Saxon Period; 449-1066 Historical Historical Fiction Kings and Rulers Knights and Knighthood Legends Mythology Mythology