Charm

Charm

Book - 2013
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CHARM is a beautifully illustrated re-telling of the Cinderella story which takes all the much-loved elements of the classic fairytale (the handsome prince, the fairy godmother, the enchanted mouse, the beautiful girl and, of course, the iconic balls) and puts a modern spin on the characters, their motives and their desires. This is fun, contemporary, sexy, and perfect for fans of ONCE UPON A TIME, GRIMM, SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN and more. This edition contains 15 original pen and ink illustrations by Les Edwards.
Publisher: Gollancz, 2013
ISBN: 9780575093010
Branch Call Number: AF PINB

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cmlibrary_ecrites Jul 01, 2016

This is a wonderful twist on the classic Cinderella tale. This book is best read after the first installment in the series Beauty because there are many elements from that one that continue on into this and the next Poison.

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eecrites
Jul 01, 2016

A great, twisted take on Cinderella.

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tink05
May 13, 2015

It was a quick read but was really good. I was surprised by the ending where we start to see the mixing of the two novels.

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LadyBelladona
Apr 06, 2015

This is a wonderful retelling of Cinderella, with multi-faceted, interesting characters. I read the entire thing in 2 hours, so not a complex book, but it definitely takes you on an interesting journey with twists and turns. The author manages to convey a lot of backstory and character development with such few words. I really got the feeling that these were "real people" with flaws and lives beyond what I was reading.

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