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Some kind of fairy tale a novel by Graham Joyce

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Published by Doubleday in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Fiction,
  • Missing persons,
  • Fairy tales,
  • Memory

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGraham Joyce
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6060.O93 S67 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationpages cm
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25197960M
LC Control Number2012001946

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About Some Kind of Fairy Tale. Acclaimed author Graham Joyce’s mesmerizing new novel centers around the disappearance of a young girl from a small town in the heart of England. Her sudden return twenty years later, and the mind-bending tale of where she’s been, will challenge our very perception of .   Graham Joyce's Some Kind of Fairy Tale is a gentler, sadder story (for adults) than The Tooth Fairy. Joyce writes about the world of myth and magic through very adult eyes indeed, and his fairy world (we are repeatedly told that the denizens of that world get very angry indeed at being referred to as fairies) are sometimes akin to angelic hordes, and sometimes seem to have more than a touch /5(). Some Kind of Fairy Tale is a very English story. A story of woods and clearings, a story of folk tales and family histories. It is as if Neil Gaiman and Joanne Harris had written a Fairy Tale together. It is Christmas afternoon and Peter Martin gets an unexpected phonecall from his parents, asking him to come round. Some Kind of Fairy Tale: A Novel - Ebook written by Graham Joyce. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Some Kind of Fairy Tale: A Novel/5(40).

  Some Kind of Fairy Tale is a very English story. A story of woods and clearings, a story of folk tales and family histories. It is as if Neil Gaiman and Joanne Harris had written a Fairy Tale together. It is Christmas afternoon and Peter Martin gets an unexpected phonecall from his parents, asking him to come round/5().   I n Graham Joyce 's Some Kind of Fairy Tale, fairies "are not little And they don't have wings. And you can mistake them for ordinary people". They also rut like rabbits, live in s-style. More Fairy Tale Books for Kids to Love. The Dragon’s Hoard Stories from the Viking Sagas by Lari Don, illustrated by Cate James Although it looks like a picture book, this is more of a nonfiction book of stories and occasional pictures. 81 rows  Irish Folk and Fairy Tales Omnibus: The Coming of Finn Ireland Standish O'Grady & .

  Some Kind of Fairy Tale is for its first three quarters, a beautifully written tale of humanity. Some Kind of Fairy Tale is a novel by the British author Graham Joyce.A work of speculative fiction, it won the British Fantasy Society's Fantasy Novel of Genre: Speculative fiction. “Some Kind of Fairy Tale is fantastically formed, complete with a gently portentous premise, a marvelous cast of characters, and a narrative as smart and self-reflexive as it is at first old-fashioned. Enigmatic and intellectual, yes, yet readily accessible and massively satisfying, Joyce’s latest is a .   His books include The Silent Land, Smoking Popp y, Indigo (a New York Times Notable Book of ), The Tooth Fairy (a Publishers Weekly Best Book of ), and Requiem, among :