UK Faerie Tale The town records have it listed as Erl King Hill – ‘Hill of the Elf King’. To the locals it is known simply as the old Kessler Place. A great ramshackle. Feist, author of the popular Magician fantasy trilogy, turns to the horror genre in Faerie Tale. Raymond E. Feist, Author Doubleday Books $ (p) ISBN. A contemporary novel of masterful horror replete with magic, fantasy, and more than a little stylish sensuality.”—The Washington Post.
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Also yes I know I said 3, but this is not a ‘problem’ I had, more of an annoyance we are treated to the ‘child hero’, the one who has close to ruined some of Stephen King’s and other great novels, not to mention a number of movies. Aug 30, Peter Chandler rated it it was ok. Be the first to discover new talent! I’d recommend this book for when you’re in the mood for something a bit bleaker.
There were several polarised opinions on this book and I ummed and ahhed for some time before making use of free ebook lending at my local library. I came to believe that this one would tilt tael in the “horror”-direction and it did in parts and all should have been well with that if it wasn’t for problem two; mythology and mythological creatures.
The author did his research, but in the end I didn’t much like what he did with it. Preview — Faerie Tale by Raymond E. It’s about the Hastings, including their dog and cat, coming into contact with the world of Faerie which is practically in their back yard. Feist doesn’t exactly put a new “spin” on faeries, but his descriptions of them are marvelously complex.
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Feist, like King and children themselves, knows that kids are often the targets of the Bad Things and that they must and do struggle with evil; he doesn’t shy away from these feisg. Midway through, that was my least favorite aspect of an otherwise impeccable tale maybe conspiracy theories aren’t my thing!
Feist somehow makes it all seem so plausible, that when a Troll begins to menace some children under a bridge, it can make you shiver. If neither of those are true, you are in for a chore.
It was like watching the old, original Battlestar Galactica as a child and then re-watching it as a college student- I guess I liked the Vipers, but gosh, I didn’t realize how sexist it was, and where did a prostitute learn to sky dive? It is creepy, dark, at faeriw violent, at times sexual and always a fearie. Please provide an email address. Een Boosaardig Sprookje in Dutch. Feist first published in This book appears to have been the first and was easily the worst as the female character is actually described as WANTING it to take place for a portion of the rape.
Using well researched information about the “Little Folk”, Feist weaves a spellbinding, and at times frightening, tale about what happens when folk lore and legends turn out to be real, and how it may be helpful to pay attention to the eccentric person down the street who can recount the fairy tales faerue his childhood with clarity.
The daughter has a trust fund in the millions, and her boyfriend is somehow also a great screenwriter in the making. He wrote the novel two years later, and it was published in 1 Raymond E. Fans of Dan Brown. I wouldn’t recommend this book to anyone who really raymonf urban or mythic fantasy. Mostly that second part. It’s well raymonx and well thought out.
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Just don’t read it home alone, in the dark. It’s a great story of dark feiet interacting with the modern world that predates the current crop of crappy “urban fantasies. The pace was a bit slow as the author built tension.
If you’ve read The Fever series by Karen Marie Moning, her fae are also highly sexualized, faere they have a comedic quality. There are all kinds of local stories and legends about some woods nearby, including a few mysteries occurrences.
After a simplistic, yet somehow intriguing prologue a guy sees something, then he gaymond a bottle and drinks Mar 06, Damon rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.