earthy's Reviews > The Crimson Thread: A Retelling of "Rumpelstiltskin"

The Crimson Thread by Suzanne Weyn
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May 20, 09

bookshelves: ya, fairy-tales
Read in May, 2009

Clever idea, mediocre execution. I love the choice to transplant elements of "Rumplestilskin" to immigrants in turn-of-the-century New York, but none of the characters are particularly well-executed or appealing, and the last few chapters are extremely rushed.
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