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Book Information: Complete Tales of Merry Gold, the

Complete Tales of Merry Gold, the (2006) [Novel]
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A fairy tale set in contemporary times. Kate Bernheimer's newest novel contains all the madness and exoticism of fairy tales, set in a contemporary urban landscape. Enchantment is everyday, villains are everywhere, and the dark woods always lurk in one's mind. A sequel to The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold, this novel follows the life of Merry Gold, the eldest and meanest of the Gold sisters, through poetry, pictures, and haunting childlike prose. Guilty about her destructive desires and longing for peace, Merry makes her way through design school and a mélange of men. Throughout her bleak life as a seamstress, she returns to her family again and again, seeking solace. Merry observes her world with disarming honesty, methodically living out her days. Bernheimer conjures a troubling and beautiful setting that is representative of Merry's inner turmoil and explosive imagination. The story moves between past and present, marking the unhurried pace with a sense of fragility.

Original title: The Complete Tales of Merry Gold
Original languages: English

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Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreReinterpretations
FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Complete Tales of Merry Gold

The Complete Tales of Merry Gold (2006)
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Language: English

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The Complete Tales of Merry Gold (2006)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Tuscaloosa
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 1573661317
Pages: 168

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