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Poison by Sarah Pinborough
  

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A modern and adult re-telling of the Snow White story which casts the wicked queen in a far more sympathetic light than Disney ever did. Neither as daring nor racy as Angela Carter’s reworked fairy tales were, this is Snow White for Twilight fans, a contemporary, sassy reworking and the first of a mini trilogy which will cover Cinderella and Sleeping Beauty.

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Poison by Sarah Pinborough

POISON is a beautifully illustrated re-telling of the Snow White story which takes all the elements of the classic fairytale that we love (the handsome prince, the jealous queen, the beautiful girl and, of course, the poisoning) and puts a modern spin on the characters, their motives and their desires. It's fun, contemporary, sexy, and perfect for fans of ONCE UPON A TIME, GRIMM, SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN and more. You can learn more about Sarah Pinborough at www.sarahpinboough.co.uk, or by following @SarahPinborough on twitter.

About the Author

Sarah Pinborough

Sarah Pinborough is a successful, critically acclaimed novelist and screenw riter. She has written a YA trilogy, The Now here Chronicles, under the pen name Sarah Silverwood; she has written for the BBC series NEW TRICKS; her The Dog-Faced Gods trilogy has been optioned for a television series and she has a horror film, CRACKED, currently in development. She has also turned her pen to short stories and novellas, winning the BRITISH FANTASY AW ARD for Best Short Story in 2009 and the BRITISH FANTASY AWARD for Best Novella in 2010 (for The Language of the Dying). She lives in London, and is a full time writer.

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Book Info

Publication date

8th May 2014

Author

Sarah Pinborough

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Publisher

Gollancz an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
208 pages

Categories

Fantasy
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ISBN

9780575092990

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