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    The Wilful Eye
    The Wilful Eye
    Tales from the Tower (Volume One)
    Six of the world's most exciting and best - loved writers have chosen fairytales as inspiration for this spellbinding and subversive short - story collection. Six writers - Margo Lanagan, Rosie Borella, Isobelle Carmody, Richard Harland, Margaret Mahy and Martine Murray - have taken inspiration from stories that have shaped us all, tales like 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'The Steadfast Tin Soldier' and 'The Snow Queen'. This collection carries universal themes of envy and desire, deception and abandonment, courage and sacrifice.<br/><br/>Characters are enchanted, they transgress, they yearn, they hunger, they hate and, sometimes, they kill.<br/><br/>Some of the stories inhabit a traditional fairytale world, while others are set in the distant future. Some are set in the present and some in an alternative present. The stories offer no prescription for living or moral advice and none belong in a nursery.<br/><br/>Open the covers and submit to their enchantment.
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    Book Author
    Isobelle Carmody and Nan McNab
    Genre Young Adult Fiction
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459628120
    Publisher
    Allen & Unwin Book Publishers
    Age Range
    16+
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    06-Sep-2011

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