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By Alyxandra Harvey

“Think you recognize vintage fairy stories of yore? You’re approximately to come across a few suddenly darkish and interesting passages printed by way of Alyxandra Harvey, the bestselling writer of Haunting Violet, Stolen Away and highly well known The Drake Chronicles vampire novels. Briar Rose, a suite of beautifully crafted epic poem-short tales, revisits time-honored stories from antiquity to open up new mystical geographical regions of odd, unsettling probabilities and surprises. something is certain – you’ll by no means, ever examine vintage fairy stories a similar approach again…” - Michael B Davie, writer, Poetry for the Insane: the whole Mental

“Fairy stories didn’t commence as children’s tales. They have been initially oral folktales proposal 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 occasions and countless numbers of years later they nonetheless resonate. they're a consultant in the course of the darkish woods of existence and a talk with our mythic selves. Take one other glance: The witch, the wolf and the sweetness await.” – Alyxandra Harvey

About the Author:
Alyxandra Harvey lives in an outdated Victorian stone condo together with her husband, canines, and some pleasant ghosts. She loves medieval attire, was capable of recite the entire girl of Shalott by means of Tennyson, and has been accused, greater than as soon as, of being born within the unsuitable century. She believes this to be more often than not precise, with the exception of the truth that she particularly likes operating water, women’s rights, and ice cream. She additionally likes cinnamon lattes, tattoos and books.

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