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Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier
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really liked it
bookshelves: mythic-legendary-fiction, fantasy
Recommended to Bill by: Juliet Marillier
Recommended for: All readers

Wildwood Dancing is a Fairy Tale for all family readers.

Juliet's great strength is transforming a locale and people's myths and legends into wonderful fiction involving the reader in the culture of her interest. She succeeds wonderfully in this book about medieval Transylvania near the city of Brașov in central Romania.

We moderns have a feeling of mystery about Transylvania since Bram Stoker defined it for us. The reality is much different of course as Juliet shows us. I developed a need to explore more deeply the mythology of the area since it was controlled by pre-Christian Dacian tribes.

Sorry PNR aficionados, it's not about vampires. But...
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Reading Progress

June 21, 2013 – Started Reading
June 21, 2013 – Shelved
June 24, 2013 – Shelved as: mythic-legendary-fiction
June 24, 2013 – Shelved as: fantasy
June 24, 2013 – Finished Reading

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