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Garden of the Perverse: Fairy Tales for Twisted Adults

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We all grew up with weird tales from the Brothers Grimm, the charming Disney stories, and the other childhood rhymes and verses. But even when we first heard them, we questioned the obscure motivations of the principal characters. Our curious minds wondered why a smart girl with a red hood would wander into the forest alone or what circumstances would force a woman to live ...more
Paperback, 368 pages
Published March 28th 2006 by Running Press (first published March 27th 2006)
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Bark's Book Nonsense
Nov 09, 2009 Bark's Book Nonsense rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy
I picked this collection up from paperbackswap awhile ago.

How Taiki Found His Wings This story starts the book off with an adorably whimsical tale of a young bird-man who is afraid to fly. All of his previous attempts have ended in failure and he fears he will forever be bound to his little branch and never get to experience the mating dance. Turns out all he needed was a little incentive in the form of a beautiful bird-woman who teases and taunts him until he is burning for her and faces his f
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Bryn
Dec 09, 2009 Bryn rated it it was amazing
I have a story in this one, but to be quite honest, its my least favourite tale in the anthology. There's some absolutly brilliant, strange, imaginative fairy tales in here.

The best ones by far have modern settings.... the girl who has conversations with male genitalia stays with me, the lesbian lass on a fairy tale journey towards sexual enlightenment, doing cute sort of heroic things along the way and changing peope's lives. There's a dark piece from my friend JJ Giles as well. The colleciton
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Christy Stewart
I've had this one on my wishlist for a while because of the title, and alas, that was the best part about it.

This is a mix of a lot of genres but mostly fairy tales (what I was attracted to mostly) and erotica and it doesn't do a good job of either of them. Some stories were better than others but overall the worst drag down the best.
Justine
Nov 09, 2007 Justine rated it really liked it
I liked most of the stories in this collection. Its a nice mix of fantasy erotica! A good book especially if you dont want to get too involved in a erotic novel.
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