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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 means of Alyxandra Harvey, the bestselling writer of Haunting Violet, Stolen Away and highly renowned The Drake Chronicles vampire novels. Briar Rose, a set of beautifully crafted epic poem-short tales, revisits standard stories from antiquity to open up new mystical nation-states of odd, unsettling probabilities and surprises. something is certain – you’ll by no means, ever examine vintage fairy stories an identical means again…” - Michael B Davie, writer, Poetry for the Insane: the total Mental

“Fairy stories didn’t commence as children’s tales. They have been initially oral folktales suggestion to belong to the ‘peasant’ type, till the literary salons of the seventeenth Century followed them as their very own. they've been retold numerous instances and hundreds of thousands of years later they nonetheless resonate. they seem to be a consultant throughout 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 previous Victorian stone residence together with her husband, canines, and some pleasant ghosts. She loves medieval clothes, was once capable of recite the entire girl of Shalott via Tennyson, and has been accused, greater than as soon as, of being born within the improper century. She believes this to be in general actual, with the exception of the truth that she rather likes operating water, women’s rights, and ice cream. She additionally likes cinnamon lattes, tattoos and books.

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