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Black Heart, Ivory Bones #2020

Black Heart, Ivory Bones By Ellen Datlow Terri Windling Ellen Steiber Severna Park Tanith Lee Howard Waldrop Susanna Clarke Delia Sherman Black Heart Ivory Bones SynopsisAs in their previous critically acclaimed volumes of reconsidered fairy tales award winning editors Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling have gathered together remarkable stories that illuminate t
  • Title: Black Heart, Ivory Bones
  • Author: Ellen Datlow Terri Windling Ellen Steiber Severna Park Tanith Lee Howard Waldrop Susanna Clarke Delia Sherman
  • ISBN: 9780739408926
  • Page: 212
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Black Heart, Ivory Bones By Ellen Datlow Terri Windling Ellen Steiber Severna Park Tanith Lee Howard Waldrop Susanna Clarke Delia Sherman SynopsisAs in their previous critically acclaimed volumes of reconsidered fairy tales, award winning editors Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling have gathered together remarkable stories that illuminate the sinister, sensual, and sophisticated aspects of the tales we cherished in childhood the fables of witches and princes and lost children that we once imagined we knew.SynopsisAs in their previous critically acclaimed volumes of reconsidered fairy tales, award winning editors Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling have gathered together remarkable stories that illuminate the sinister, sensual, and sophisticated aspects of the tales we cherished in childhood the fables of witches and princes and lost children that we once imagined we knew BLACK HEART, IVORY BONES showcases twenty beguiling tales for the child that was and the adult that is, penned by twenty of the most creative artists in contemporary American literature Here dissected are the darker anatomies of the timeless, seemingly simple stories we have long loved Here wonder and truth have serious bite.A lovelorn prince seeking his father s blessing concocts a fantastic tale of a witch, a tower, and lustrous long hairA pair of accursed red boots punishes a beautiful dancer for her prideA troll killing, princess rescuing warrior is compelled to consider events from his adversaries point of viewIn a blistering tell all memoir, Goldilocks reveals the sordid truth about her brutal foster parent, Papa BearRich, surprising, funny, erotic, and unsettling, these twenty new yarns and poems offer exceptional new treasures as they brilliantly reveal lusts and jealousies, foibles, hatreds, and dangerous obsessions, the things that slyly lurk in the midnight interior of oft told tales.
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    1. Ellen Datlow Terri Windling Ellen Steiber Severna Park Tanith Lee Howard Waldrop Susanna Clarke Delia Sherman

      Ellen Datlow has been an award winning editor of short science fiction, fantasy, and horror for over twentyfive years She is editor of the Best Horror of the Year and has edited or co edited a large number of award winning original anthologies Her most recent are Supernatural Noir, Naked City, Blood and Other Cravings, The Beastly Bride, Teeth, Trolls Eye View, and After the last three with Terri Windling.She is the winner of multiple awards for her editing, including the World Fantasy Award, Locus Award, Hugo Award, International Horror Guild Award, the Shirley Jackson Award, and the Bram Stoker Award She was named recipient of the 2007 Karl Edward Wagner Award, given at the British Fantasy Convention for outstanding contribution to the genre And has been given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Horror Writers Association She co hosts the popular Fantastic Fiction at KGB Bar series of readings in New York City where she lives.

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    1. I liked the idea behind this book letting authors give their own spin to classic fairy tale stories and themes And, not being an aficionado of fairy tales, I appreciated that each story was paired with a short explanation of the author and the story they were reinterpreting As it goes with most anthologies this one has some hits and some misses, but such is life Overall I enjoyed this collection of stories, for the most part they offered fun twists and new interpretation on some classic fairy ta [...]


    2. What I Learned From This Book or Here s My Retirement Major Fairy Tales, Folklore, Mythology Not that I plan to actually take classes anywhere, but if I did, it would be some sort of composite major with Medieval History and this gorgeous juicy stuff.I ve always been of a novel reader, less of a short story reader, but the stories in this collection, by the best of the best Otherworld writers including Charles de Lint, Tanith Lee, Neil Gaiman, Jane Yolen, and OMG, Susanna Clarke, were beyond yu [...]


    3. over the most part the stories were uniformly well written, a couple were uninteresting, despite their technical merits, and a couple really stood out The book was engaging and easy to read, though no force on Earth can impel me to read Joyce Carol Oates, I enjoyed beauty queen Rapunzel, the golem, Sleeping Beauty and of course, Susanna Clarke s lovely tale of fairy mischief.


    4. So glad I stuck it out with this anthology of reborn fairy tales I LOVE fairy tales lists Andrew Lang as one of my favorite authors because I read ALL of the fairy tale collections he put together I think that is when I first got my true LOVE for reading by reading all of the LANG booksRED, BLUE, PINK, GREEN and on and on I think I love them because they make you ask Wouldn t it be great if Well the first half of this book didn t make me ask that question once I was about to throw in the towel, [...]


    5. Fairy Tales were originally explorations of language, culture, traditions and superstitions Fairy tales are supposed to be dark, intriguing, thought provoking and mysterious They were also originally intended for adult audiences With this series, editors Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling have revived that sentiment, piecing together a bunch of gems that will make you view the Brothers Grimm in a different way altogether I highly rec this for fantasy fans and lovers of the original un Disneyfied ta [...]


    6. I thought I d read all of the adult fairy tale series, but it turns out I d missed this one Glad I read it the cats of san martino stuck with me in particular, though none of them were even close to bad.


    7. Hit and miss As most anthologies are I always love a retelling, though I think Goldilocks as the reality TV famewhore was my favorite.


    8. This is the last in the series The introduction tells how the two editors grew up separately, but both had the love of fairy tales and that love brought them and the writers together Each chapter tells about the author, and then after the story, there is a short explanation view spoiler A prince returning from war falls in love with a lovely orphaned girl He spends so much time, and then she s pregnant To bring her and his children back to the palace, he must concoct a story about her being the [...]


    9. This lovely book, Black Heart, Ivory Bones, is a collection of fantasy and horror tales edited by my two favorite ladies of their respective genres Ellen Datlow horror and Terri Windling fantasy This is one book in a series of six volumes of, as they call it, reconsidered fairy tales These fairy tales are rewritten to change the focus of the originals or perhaps just to sharpen the point of them to showcase the sinister, the sensual, and the sometimes sadistic roots of our childhood fairy tales. [...]


    10. This is a collection of short stories by various different authors All of the stories in this collection are based on fairy tales from different cultures, with the individual author s twist The stories vary from Godilocks and the 3 Bears to Rapunzel, and a couple of stories I wasn t as familiar with I honestly wasn t impressed with most of the stories here, there were only a handful that I really liked Most of them didn t really do anything for me, for whatever reason I felt like a lot of the au [...]


    11. I finally managed to finish this book after reading it for several weeks S I got distracted by other books and studies It s the final volume of fairy tale retellings stories edited by Datlow and Windling and it s a good end There were some stories that weren t among my better liked ones, but the ones I liked a lot were Rapunzel by Tanith Lee, the poems Briar Witch and Witch by Debra Cash, My Life As A Bird by Charles de Lint, The Red Boots by Leah Cutter, You, Little Match girl by Joyce Carol Oa [...]


    12. Excellent collection of short stories I love fairy tales I grew up reading all the Andrew Lang fairy tale books I sometimes forget how much I enjoy fairy tales these made me want to go back and read my old favorites.These were all rewrites There were stories based on Rapunzel, Cinderella and other familiar tales all good I especially liked The cats of San Mantino which was based on a folk tale I had never heard before.I would recommend this to short story lovers people interested in fairy tales [...]


    13. I liked maybe half of the stories in this collection I very much liked the final story, Mr Simonelli or the Fairy Widower , by Susanna Clarke The Cats of San Martino by Ellen Steiber was terrific, right up my alley I liked Tanith Lee s Rapunzel story a good story about where fairy tales might come from , and Emma Hardesty s Rosie s Dance that one had a good, gritty, believableness to it Greg Costykan s And Still She Sleeps was great because it combined fairy tales with archaeology, which makes f [...]


    14. This is an anthology of fairy tales for adults They are mostly short stories, with a bit of poetry thrown in for good measure The tales are mostly on the darker side I enjoyed reading these tales They seemed to all work well together, with no one tale either outshining or lagging behind the others There is also an extensive recommended reading list at the end of the book that gives readers great ideas for future reading.


    15. I picked this up the other night to re read and am as happy with it as I was the first time.This is the last volume of Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling s Fairy Tale series and I wish there were .I find most collections to be hit or miss, but I enjoy everything in these collections The stories that aren t my favorites are still good.I m going to have to dig through my book piles to find the first five collections for re reading.


    16. An interesting collection of fairy tales re written for an older audience Some of the stories were by well known authors and some I had never heard of All of the stories were wonderful in their own way and none of them were poorly written I love these collections and will probably read them all.


    17. I really liked this, and there were definitely some gems in it, but it certainly doesn t match up to Snow White, Blood Red Which is to be expected I guess Definitely worth the read, and I loved the twists on the different fairytales Now I want all of the fairytale re telling anthologies that Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling put together.


    18. The majority of the short stories in this collection were underwhelming and really did nothing for me Of the 21 in the book, I enjoyed 5 of them I will give it props for delving into various fairytales, myths, legends, etc I wasn t expecting to see a short story about a golem in there, which was a nice surprise.


    19. This is an anthology of fairy tales for adults None of the stories particularly stood out to me, but I enjoyed nearly all of them Although only short stories, many of them explore the darker side of fairy tales, or the underlying assumptions within fairy tales I will certainly be reading books in the series of anthologies.


    20. I haven t read fairy tales since I was a kid but I loved them then This collection has gotten me hooked again Favorite stories in this one Chanterelle Rosie s Dance The Cats of San Martino Mr Simonelli I also rediscovered Charles de Lint here The editors have 4 or 5 other collections like it that I plan to check out of the library next.


    21. I picked this up in a used bookstore because it looked interesting The fairy tales within turned out to be quite dark and very much in keeping with the original Grimm flavor of old tales They darkness of these twisted fairy tales were quite fresh and imaginative I highly recommend this collection of short adult oriented stories.


    22. I m giving this 4 stars not every story in the collection that good, but a few really enjoyable ones I liked Rapunzel , The Cats of San Martino , Mr Simonelli or the Fairy Widower, and The Golem.


    23. This book contains stories by such greats as Charles de Lint, Joyce Carol Oates, and Delia Sherman A fitting end to the six volume series by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling of retellings of fairy tales.


    24. Another fabulous and amazing compilation of short stories and poems revised and updated from classic folk and fairy tales around the world If you enjoy the dark side of life or a maybe a humorous view of a classic fairy tale, then this is the book for you.


    25. This might be my favourite of this series of compilations yet The others were always good, but the issue was always a plethora of stories that I didn t enjoy at all or skipped entirely Not the case for this selection, as I read this book quite quickly and couldn t wait to read story after story.


    26. I thought this collection of stories would be a hit for me considering it is full of adaptations by such talented writers, but aside from a couple of stories, it left me flat While the stories are well written, the adaptations just didn t appeal to me.


    27. I love reading anthologies, and I love reading fairy tales, so this was a wonderful addition to my library I found a majority of the stories interesting and well written, particularly, You, Little Match Girl and The Cats of San Martino.


    28. Good collection of alternative fairy tales Really fun to read, especially if you love the original tales.


    29. Not my favorite collection of Datlow s, but still very fun My favorite stories are probably You, Little Match girl and The Cats of San Martino.


    30. A collection of retold fairy tales by multiple authors Something for everyone in this book A great editing job by Datlow and Windling, a fantastic series of short story collections.


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