7 YAs Based on Myths and Tales From Around the World

YA transformations of fairy tale again; this is a type of writing which fascinates me at the moment. A review here by Melissa Albert on seven such novels, metamorphosing myths and folktales from the Thousand and One Nights; Norse myth; African myth; the Russian tales of Korschei and Baba Yaga; Polynesian, Greek, and Egyptian myth. Each one of these novels looks well worth investigating; I think I might be tempted into yet another shopping frenzy.

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Cat lover. 18C scholar on the dialogue and novel. Co-convenor OGOM Project
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