Briar Rose: And Other Fairy Tales Darkly Revisited by Alyxandra Harvey

By Alyxandra Harvey

“Think you recognize vintage fairy stories of yore? You’re approximately to come across a few by surprise darkish and exciting passages published by way of Alyxandra Harvey, the bestselling writer of Haunting Violet, Stolen Away and highly renowned The Drake Chronicles vampire novels. Briar Rose, a suite of fantastically crafted epic poem-short tales, revisits common stories from antiquity to open up new mystical nation-states of wierd, unsettling chances and surprises. something is certain – you’ll by no means, ever examine vintage fairy stories an analogous manner again…” - Michael B Davie, writer, Poetry for the Insane: the entire Mental

“Fairy stories didn’t commence as children’s tales. They have been initially oral folktales suggestion to belong to the ‘peasant’ type, until eventually the literary salons of the seventeenth Century followed them as their very own. they've been retold numerous instances and 1000's of years later they nonetheless resonate. they seem to be a consultant in the course of the darkish woods of lifestyles and a talk with our mythic selves. Take one other glance: The witch, the wolf and the beauty await.” – Alyxandra Harvey

About the Author:
Alyxandra Harvey lives in an outdated Victorian stone residence together with her husband, canine, and some pleasant ghosts. She loves medieval attire, was capable of recite all the woman of Shalott by way of Tennyson, and has been accused, greater than as soon as, of being born within the incorrect century. She believes this to be regularly real, with the exception of the truth that she relatively likes operating water, women’s rights, and ice cream. She additionally likes cinnamon lattes, tattoos and books.

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