Poison

Poison

by Sarah Pinborough

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Poison by Sarah Pinborough

An enticing contemporary retelling of the classic story of Snow White. While the the handsome prince, the jealous queen, the beautiful girl and of course the poison all appear, Sarah Pinborough’s charming and provocative spin on the story will captivate fans of the fairy tale all over again.

The first of three brand-new retellings of classic fairy tales by Sarah Pinborough.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781783291106
Publisher: Titan
Publication date: 03/31/2015
Series: Tales from the Kingdoms
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 245,392
File size: 670 KB

About the Author

Sarah Pinborough is a critically acclaimed horror, thriller and YA author. She has written for New Tricks on the BBC and has an original horror film in development. Sarah was the 2009 winner of the British Fantasy Award for Best Short Story, and has three times been short-listed for Best Novel. She has also been short-listed for a World Fantasy Award.

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Poison 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pinborough's retelling was well done. I enjoyed the internal thoughts of the evil queen. They gave a strong show of why she was so feared and unliked by the people. Confident Snow White was also enjoyable, giving her a different disposition than the usual meek, helpless girl we see in the original. The twist was so well played that my jaw did a slow motion drop. Having enjoyed this as much as I did, I look forward to reading Pinborough's other books in this series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Different spin on a familiar story...some of them amusing. But there were shifts in tone that i found jarring, as though the story had suddenly gone from the fairytale world to a contemporary settimg.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice different twist
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoy the retelling of the old classics, this was interesting right up till the ending. What ever is wrong with this author I can't imagine, but in a very small space she managed to leave any element of a happy ending in ruins. Snow returns to her suspended state courtesy of the Prince who turns out to be a slimy little puke, the poor dwarfs are scheduled for assassination (again the Prince) the evil Queen wins and so on. About the only element the author has over looked is she could have had the King (who has been off to the wars) pick up syphilis while on campaign and return demented. I full well realize that I'm giving away the ending debacle, plot spoilers I believe they call it. I do this as a warning to any reader who might be considering reading this. As for the author, she ought to be sealed up in a barrel of pickle juice for a hundred years!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
For those who care...graphic sex and foul language.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Okay, this book looks so amazing. Also, I'm first! SQUEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!