New Twists on Timeless Tales
On Sale: October 22, 2013
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Paranormal | Fantasy
The best writers of our generation retell classic tales.
From Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene to E. M.
Forster's "The Machine Stops," literature is filled with
sexy, deadly, and downright twisted tales. In this
collection, award-winning and bestselling authors reimagine
their favorite classic stories, the ones that have inspired,
awed, and enraged them, the ones that have become ingrained
in modern culture, and the ones that have been too long
overlooked. They take these stories and boil them down to
their bones, and reassemble them for a new generation of
Written from a twenty-first century perspective and set
within the realms of science fiction, dystopian fiction,
fantasy, and realistic fiction, these short stories are as
moving and thought provoking as their originators. They pay
homage to groundbreaking literary achievements of the past
while celebrating each author's unique perception and
Today's most acclaimed authors use their own unique styles
to rebuild the twelve timeless stories:
Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene - Saladin Ahmed
W. W. Jacobs's "The Monkey's Paw" - Kelley Armstrong
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu's "Carmilla" - Holly Black
"Sleeping Beauty" - Neil Gaiman
The Brothers Grimm's "Rumpelstiltskin" - Kami Garcia
Kate Chopin's The Awakening - Melissa Marr
Rudyard Kipling's "The Man Who Would Be King" - Garth Nix
Henry James's "The Jolly Corner" - Tim Pratt
E. M. Forster's "The Machine Stops" - Carrie Ryan
Horace Walpole's The Castle of Otranto - Margaret Stohl
William Seabrook's "The Caged White Werewolf of the Saraban"
- Gene Wolfe
Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Birth-Mark" - Rick Yancey
And six illustrations by Charles Vess
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