Sian Jones's Reviews > Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast

Beauty by Robin McKinley
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Dec 22, 10

bookshelves: fantasy-scifi
Read from December 16 to 17, 2010


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Sian Jones There were elements that seemed to point to a more subversive reading of the traditional fairy tale, but it ended up being fairly canonical. Which isn't to say it's bad -- it's a decently written retelling with what seemed to me to be more potential lurking and unrealized.

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