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Again, I'm very sorry. Jan 22, Thanks for the friendship, Gracie! Anyway, I thought I'd share my recent interview with the Devil, in case you'd like to check it out: First of all, let's get this out of the way. Do you dislike to avoid abstaining from not eating babies?
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Just answer the question! Ah, you do eat babies then. No, I meant that I won't answer such a confusing question. So you're not as smart as you claim to be. I'm not claiming anything.
You wrote a novel. Isn't that another way of saying, "Look at me. I'm smarter than everyone else. I belong on a pedestal so that I can throw tangerines at people's kidneys. Are you evil or just stupid? Let's talk about your novel. What inspired you to write a story that's pure evil? I wouldn't say it's evil.
Aha, but didn't you say in a prior interview, and I quote, "I'm Jeremy. I like writing evil stories. They are comas, a waking slumber indistinguishable from death, each lasting days. One is her husband, Dwight, who married Carol for her fortune, and—when she lapses into another coma—plots to seize it by proclaiming her dead and quickly burying her…alive.
The other is her lost love, the infamous outlaw James Moxie. I am Briar Rose. A journey that will lead her to unspeakable brutality and horror. But also to redemption and hope. Then a stranger named Jack Spinner offers a tempting proposition: All three have lost men, spirit, money, and time to their old college acquaintance, Zenia. At various times, and in various emotional disguises, Zenia has insinuated her way into their lives and practically demolished them. But he also made her up. What will his wife Daphne think of this sudden change in her husband?
Can there be a happy ending—this time? In their old house, where ghostly voices whisper from the walls, the girls are ruled by their stepmother, who is ruled in turn by the fiery preacher.
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Determined to spend Eternity as a married man, Fitcher casts his eye on Vernelia, and before much longer the two are wed. Perhaps the secret lies in the locked room at the very top of the house—the single room that the Reverend Fitcher has forbidden to her. In the midst of this brewing rebellion a series of brutal supernatural murders strikes at the heart of the Kingdoms.
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It is up to a handful of heroes to learn the truth behind these killings. On the way, he encounters many foes, all intent on draining the sea of all its storytelling powers. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, is a monster. Each night he takes a new bride only to have a silk cord wrapped around her throat come morning.
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To survive, his newest wife Shahrazad spins a web of tales night after night, leaving the King in suspense when morning comes, thus prolonging her life for another day. In Tales of a Severed Head, Madani addresses present-day issues surrounding the role of women in society—issues not unlike those explored a thousand years ago in the enduring collection of Arab tales known as The Thousand and One Nights. He goes by Alif—the first letter of the Arabic alphabet, and a convenient handle to hide behind. She is as hopelessly unbridled—and unsuited for marriage—as her betrothed sister Laurel is domestic.
In her restless dreams, mixed with the heady warmth of harvest wine, she hears him beckon. What would you sacrifice in the name of success? How much does an artist need to give up to create great art? You know, the type who wins. But when her hometown comes under siege from hellspawn straight out of Chinese folklore, her priorities are dramatically rearranged. Their father, moved by an incredible dream of optimism, decides to migrate from the lush green fields of British Columbia to Alberta.
There, he is determined to deny the hard-pan limitations of the prairie and to grow rice. She is one of the most pervasive and powerful creatures in all mythology. Her story is shot through with spellbinding, magic, involving a gambling triumph, sudden death on the golf course, a long-lost grandchild, an invasion of starlings, and wartime flight, the consequences of which are revealed only decades later. Babs Yagg, the owner of the local convenience store, has a policy of beheading shoplifters—and sometimes innocent shoppers as well. Above all, she loves the chilling story of Frost, the blue-eyed winter demon, who appears in the frigid night to claim unwary souls.
Wise Russians fear him, her nurse says, and honor the spirits of house and yard and forest that protect their homes from evil. Her words are meaningless to a man mourning his dead wife and child, but they come to pass all the same; Ronan has not been home a day before his father insists on an arranged marriage.
As he gazes into the forest, desperate for a way out, Ronan glimpses a wonderful firebird perched on a nearby branch. But his intended, the beautiful Princess Sidonie, is on her way to the palace. Along the way there are Stalinist house elves, magical quests, secrecy and bureaucracy, and games of lust and power. All told, Deathless is a collision of magical history and actual history, of revolution and mythology, of love and death, which will bring Russian myth back to life in a stunning new incarnation.
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It has gone through eight editions and has been newly revised by the author for this English translation. Caperucita en la zona roja received the Casa de las Americas Prize in Armed with a razor-sharp hatchet and blood-red cloak, Scarlett is an expert at luring and slaying the wolves. Magda is determined to save them, even as a German officer arrives in the village with his own plans for the children.
Josef Breuer—celebrated psychoanalyst—is about to encounter his strangest case yet. Found by the lunatic asylum, thin, head shaved, she claims to have no name, no feelings—to be, in fact, not even human. Intrigued, Breuer determines to fathom the roots of her disturbance. Years later, in Germany, we meet Krysta. Childless, they are drifting apart—he breaking under the weight of the work of the farm; she crumbling from loneliness and despair.
The next morning the snow child is gone—but they glimpse a young, blonde-haired girl running through the trees. An antiquarian book dealer with a business called Improbabilia, he is just beginning to settle into his new life as a committed and involved father, unlike his own father who abandoned him, when his wife Emma begins acting strange. Disconnected and uninterested in their new baby boy, Emma at first seems to be exhibiting all the signs of post-partum depression, but it quickly becomes clear that her troubles go far beyond that. There he is taken by the changelings—an unaging tribe of wild children who live in darkness and in secret.
They spirit him away, name him Aniday, and make him one of their own. Stuck forever as a child, Aniday grows in spirit, struggling to remember the life and family he left behind. He also seeks to understand and fit in this shadow land, as modern life encroaches upon both myth and nature. But to young Tan-Tan, the Robber Queen is simply a favourite costume to wear at the festival—until her power-corrupted father commits an unforgivable crime. Forced to marry a powerful foreign prince, Alyrra embarks on a journey to meet her betrothed with little hope for a better future.
Bereft of a mother, she is comforted by her six brothers who love and protect her. Sorcha is the light in their lives, they are determined that she know only contentment. If she speaks before she completes the quest set to her by the Fair Folk and their queen, the Lady of the Forest, she will lose her brothers forever. Rejected by her father, Eliza is flown to America by her brothers where she has a chance to save them—until she is accused of witchcraft.
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