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5.0 out of 5 stars Magical Twist
This is Sleeping Beauty with a twist, and definitely not intended for children, as it's an enchanting but also frightening retelling of this much loved fairytale. We hear about how Beauty evades the sleeping curse, by getting it placed on her half-sister instead. She manages to escape from the castle by using a magic cloak that takes her into the 21st century. She does...
Published on 10 Oct 2006 by kehs

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3.0 out of 5 stars compelling, but thoughtless and didactic
First of all, it is worth noting that this book is EXTREMELY well-written (at least in my opinion) and I genuinely enjoyed both its opening and its conclusion.
The middle sections of the book, however, were profoundly disappointing, not to say unsettling. This was not so much because of the journeying through time, although I thought that a poorly-incoporated...
Published on 27 Nov 2005 by Ms. S. Hogan

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1.0 out of 5 stars Dross, 24 Jun 2001
Jason Mills "jason10801" (Accrington, UK) - See all my reviews
This is the only Tepper I've read and I don't plan to read any more! Tedious, laboured, formless and unengaging. A chore. Forget it. Don't say I didn't warn you. Go read John Crowley's "Little, Big" instead.
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Beauty by Sheri S. Tepper (Paperback - 26 July 1993)
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