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Snow White, Blood Red (1993) [Anthology]
by Jack Dann Charles de Lint Ryan Edmonds Esther M. Friesner Gregory Frost Neil Gaiman Lisa Goldstein Harvey Jacobs Kathe Koja Nancy Kress Tanith Lee Elizabeth A. Lynn Patricia A. McKillip Leonard Rysdyk Caroline Stevermer Steve Rasnic Tem Melanie Tem Susan Wade Wendy Wheeler Gahan Wilson Terri Windling Jane Yolen Rating: Weighted - 4.9 / Average - 4.4 of 10 (5 votes) (Rate!)
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Series: Fairy Tale Anthologies
Part: 1

Summary (From the publisher):

A volume of wonders - magical tales of trolls and ogres, of bewitched princesses and kingdoms accursed, penned by some of the most acclaimed fantasists of our day. But these are not bedtime stories designed to usher an innocent child gently into the realm of dreams. These are stories that bite - lush and erotic, often dark and disturbing mystical journeys through a phantasmagoric landscape of distinctly adult sensibilities.

Set in haunted forests, amid the recognizable urban sprawl of contemporary society, or in worlds beyond our imagining, here are the lusts, dreams and nightmares of the human animal - presented in a manner that would make the Grimm brothers proud. From provocative alternate takes on time-honored myths - Tanith Lee's sensuous and unsettling futuristic retelling of Snow White; Gahan Wilson's delightful account of the Frog Prince in therapy - to stunningly original new tales rich in archetypal imagery - Steve Rasnic Tem's deliciously gruesome chronicle of a miniature child abandoned in a city of giants. Each is a compelling grown-up fable relevant to the times in which we live.

Through the collective creative genius of such masters as Charles de Lint, Nancy Kress, Jane Yolen and many others, the magical characters we loved in childhood have been reborn. But Jack is older, though no wiser now...and he has climbed the beanstalk one time too many. Rapunzel's sweet innocence has vanished like a song on the wind. And there is no such thing as "happily ever after."

Original title: Snow White, Blood Red
Original languages: English


Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreReinterpretations

The following works are contained within this one:
     Snow Queen, the (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Patricia A. McKillip
     Like a Red, Red Rose (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Susan Wade
     Troll Bridge (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Neil Gaiman
     Persimmon (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Harvey Jacobs
     Little Red (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Wendy Wheeler
     Breadcrumbs and Stones (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Lisa Goldstein
     Moon is Drowning While I Sleep, the (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Charles de Lint
     Sound, Like Angels Singing, a (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Leonard Rysdyk
     Little Poucet (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Steve Rasnic Tem
     I Shall Do Thee Mischief in the Woods (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Kathe Koja
     Glass Casket (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Jack Dann
     Frog Prince, the (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Gahan Wilson
     Puss (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Esther M. Friesner
     Changelings, the (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Melanie Tem
     Root of the Matter, the (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Gregory Frost
     Stalking Beans (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Nancy Kress
     Knives (1993) [Poem]
      Author: Jane Yolen
     Springfield Swans, the (1993) [Short Story]
      Authors: Caroline Stevermer , Ryan Edmonds
     Princess in the Tower, the (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Elizabeth A. Lynn
     Snow-Drop (1993) [Short Story]
      Author: Tanith Lee

Edition #1: Snow White, Blood Red

Snow White, Blood Red (1993)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Ellen Datlow Terri Windling
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Snow White, Blood Red (1993)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0380718758
Pages: 411

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Snow White, Blood Red (1993)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0688109136
Pages: 432

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