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Dreadful young ladies and other stories

Kelly Regan Barnhill

Dreadful young ladies and other stories

by Kelly Regan Barnhill

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grief,
  • Magic,
  • Mate selection,
  • Large type books,
  • Fiction,
  • Unrequited love

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    A short story collection featuring elements of magic realism while touching on the themes of love, knowledge, grief, hope, and jealousy. Teeming with uncanny characters whose lives unfold in worlds at once strikingly human and eerily original, these stories demonstrate the strength and power -- known and unknown -- of the imagination.

    Edition Notes

    StatementKelly Barnhill
    SeriesThorndike Press large print reviewer"s Choice
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3602.A777134 A6 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination387 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26974736M
    ISBN 101432852671
    ISBN 109781432852672
    LC Control Number2018013207
    OCLC/WorldCa1031427450

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    With bold, reality-bending invention underscored by richly illuminated universal themes of love, death, jealousy, and hope, the stories in Dreadful Young Ladies show why its author has been hailed as “a fantasist on the order of Neil Gaiman” (Minneapolis Star Tribune). This collection cements Barnhill’s place as one of the wittiest, most. Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories | A stunning new collection of fantasy short stories from the World Fantasy Award- and Newbery Medal-winning author of The Girl Who Drank the Moon. When Mrs. Sorensen's husband dies, she rekindles a .

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Excellent all around/5(12).Twins who turn into insects. Ladies who create miracles. Love letters from the dead.

Whimsical elements populate the stories of Kelly Barnhill's new collection, Dreadful Young Ladies, but they don’t dominate them. Instead, what emanates from these stories is the emotional core of the characters and the mood of the tales. But I didn’t miss that with Dreadful Young Ladies and Other Stories.

I got a clear beginning, middle, and end. I got a clear beginning, middle, and end. Every story felt like the length of the novel, and it had enough characterization, description, and action to make it read exactly like a novel.