Suzanne Earley's Reviews > The Woodcutter

The Woodcutter by Kate Danley
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it was ok
bookshelves: 2013, fairy-tale, january-2013

I finished it, but I'm not sure I really enjoyed it. I'm trying to read a lot of fairy tale retellings, and I was fascinated by this one, but it really ended up being something I just slogged through to see where the author actually went with it.

The style was very off-putting, very distant, I couldn't get a very good read on any of the characters -- most of them didn't even have names! I was looking for the ways that she incorporated the different fairy tales, and that was interesting, but I when I was finished, I was glad to be done.

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Reading Progress

January 4, 2013 – Shelved
January 14, 2013 – Started Reading
January 15, 2013 –
79.0% "The style of this is so different. I'm compelled to keep reading, but I'm not entirely sure how much I actually like it."
January 15, 2013 – Shelved as: 2013
January 15, 2013 – Shelved as: fairy-tale
January 15, 2013 – Finished Reading
January 31, 2013 – Shelved as: january-2013

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