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Beauty (1978) [Novel]
by Robin McKinley Rating: Weighted - 9.4 / Average - 9.5 of 10 (6 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Beauty has never liked her nickname. She is thin and awkward; it is her two sisters who are the beautiful ones. But what she lacks in looks, she can perhaps make up for in courage.

When her father comes home with the tale of an enchanted castle in the forest and the terrible promise he had to make to the Beast who lives there, Beauty knows she must go to the castle, a prisoner of her own free will. Her father protests that he will not let her go, but she answers, "Cannot a Beast be tamed?"

Original title: Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyFairy Tales
Fairy Tales & FolkloreRetellings
FictionChildren & Young AdultFantasy

Edition #1: Beauty

Beauty (1978)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "A captivating novel." ALA Booklist
  • "A splendid story." Publishers Weekly
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Manifested in:

Beauty (1993)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0064404773
Dimensions: x x x
Pages: 247

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