Alice's Reviews > Before Midnight: A Retelling of "Cinderella"

Before Midnight by Cameron Dokey
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Jan 16, 08

Read in January, 2008

What a pleasant surprise for any lover of retellings of fairy tales!

I feared this small book, one of the "Once Upon A Time" series, would be a poorly written disappointment. Instead, it was a well written twist on the Cindrella story. It achieved two ends: 1. The writing style captures the magic that fairy-tale readers long for; and 2. The intriguing analysis of the father, the first wife, and the step-mother adds the new dimension to the old tale.

I plan to read more of the series now!
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Kristin I'm intrigued. I'm off to the shelves...

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