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Fairy Tale Museum - by Susannah M. Smith (Paperback)

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Fiction. Structured as a series of interconnected galleries, THE FAIRY TALE MUSEUM is a curiosity-cabinet-as-novel that showcases the original, spectacular, grotesque, endearing, and otherworldly. You'll meet bird-headed lovers, a cyborg cyclops, a fortune teller, revolutionary ventriloquists' dummies, a narcoleptic vampire, Eros and Thanatos, and a host of woodland creatures. This is a book that celebrates hybrids, creativity, and transformation--a manifesto against putting ourselves into boxes that limit who we can be and what is possible.

"THE FAIRY TALE MUSEUM has more in common with installation art than with any traditional literary genres... [this book is] an exercise in encouraging creativity."--Rain Taxi

"In THE FAIRY TALE MUSEUM, Susannah M. Smith has crafted a world as seemingly scenic and romantic as a snow globe--except this world can break, it can draw blood, and it can transform. This is a beautiful book, its beauty only deepened by its bite."--Derek McCormack

"In Susannah M. Smith's fantastical, moody folkloric menagerie, you can wander slowly and savour, or leap randomly between surprising exhibits. Part Brothers Grimm and part Doktor Bey, part novel and part poem, THE FAIRY TALE MUSEUM is a moving, exquisite sensory experience. This is an exciting book."--Stuart Ross
Number of Pages: 190 p. ;
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Small Pr Distribution
Author: Susannah M. Smith
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2018
TCIN: 53802490
UPC: 9781988784069
Item Number (DPCI): 248-05-6474
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