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Don't Let the Fairies Eat You (Looking for the Witch)

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Within, you won't find fairy tales meant for children at bedtime.

Collecting thirty stories of wonder and mischief, Don't Let the Fairies Eat You is inspired by a time when misbegotten pregnancies and meat pies made of men were as expected in fairy tales as magic spells and happy endings. At times amusing, at others unnerving, Don't Let the Fairies Eat You revels in the pri
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Kindle Edition, 262 pages
Published December 17th 2011 by Nyx Fiction (first published December 16th 2011)
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Gregory Mahan
When I was a child, I had a large book of fairy tales that I grew to love. It wasn't the safe, cartoony versions we're all familiar with today. In my book, Cinderella's step-sisters cut off parts of their feet to try to get them to fit into the slipper. In my book, the Pied Piper drowns all the children when the townspeople didn't pay.

Perhaps my mother would be seen as a bit warped for introducing these kinds of stories to me as a young child, but I don't think she was. Fairy tales were never me
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Outerspace Andrea
The book is a dark whimsical collection of thirty fairytales that often don't always have happy endings. Some are better stories than others, but overall they were original and interesting. I was surprised how much I loved this book, I expected it to be silly, but instead I discovered a real gem for those who like their fairytales reminiscent of the bloodier tales brought from the old country.
Merissa (Archaeolibrarian)
This is a book that takes you back to when "Fairy tales" could be dark and blood-thirsty stories, before they were disneyfied. Very enjoyable although I would say that not for smaller children! My favourites were Elephant Funerals and Boy Hunt. Read it for yourself and see which is your favourite.
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Darryl Fabia was born in New York circa 1985. He spent much of his childhood watching the skies for alien spaceships and hunting for Bigfoot in the woods. After discovering that he was not a super-powered being destined to save the Earth from extra-dimensional invaders, Darryl eventually attended Purchase University. He graduated in 2007 with a Bachelor's in English. There was no minor degree for ...more
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