Rags & Bones by Melissa Marr audiobook

Rags & Bones: New Twists on Timeless Tales

Edited by Melissa Marr and Tim Pratt
Stories by various authors
Read by Reay Kaplan , Mark Cabus , and Bernard Setaro Clark

Little, Brown Young Readers 9780316212946
10.97 Hours 1
Format : Digital Download (In Stock)
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The best writers of our generation retell classic tales. From Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene to E. M. Forster's "The Machine Stops," literature is filled with sexy, deadly, and downright twisted tales. In this collection, award-winning and bestselling authors reimagine their favorite classic stories, the ones that have inspired, awed, and enraged them, the ones that have become ingrained in modern culture, and the ones that have been too long overlooked. They take these stories and boil them down to their bones, and reassemble them for a new generation of readers. Written from a twenty-first century perspective and set within the realms of science fiction, dystopian fiction, fantasy, and realistic fiction, these short stories are as moving and thought provoking as their originators. They pay homage to groundbreaking literary achievements of the past while celebrating each author's unique perception and innovative style.

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Summary

Summary

The best writers of our generation retell classic tales. From Sir Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene to E. M. Forster's "The Machine Stops," literature is filled with sexy, deadly, and downright twisted tales. In this collection, award-winning and bestselling authors reimagine their favorite classic stories, the ones that have inspired, awed, and enraged them, the ones that have become ingrained in modern culture, and the ones that have been too long overlooked. They take these stories and boil them down to their bones, and reassemble them for a new generation of readers. Written from a twenty-first century perspective and set within the realms of science fiction, dystopian fiction, fantasy, and realistic fiction, these short stories are as moving and thought provoking as their originators. They pay homage to groundbreaking literary achievements of the past while celebrating each author's unique perception and innovative style.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Fans of the paranormal will discover a rich primer of the genre's current offerings, from sweeping romance to grisly zombies. VOYA

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Author

Author Bio: Melissa Marr

Author Bio: Melissa Marr

Melissa Marr grew up believing in faeries, ghosts, and various other creatures. After teaching college literature for a decade, she applied her fascination with folklore to writing. Wicked Lovely was her first novel. Currently, Marr lives in the Washington, DC, area, writes full-time, and still believes in faeries and ghosts.

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Author Bio: Tim Pratt

Author Bio: Tim Pratt

Tim Pratt’s work has appeared in The Best American Short Stories: 2005, The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror, Strange Horizons, Realms of Fantasy, Asimov’s, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, and Year’s Best Fantasy, among many others. Pratt, an editor for Locus magazine, lives in Oakland, California.

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Author Bio: various authors

Author Bio: various authors

Details

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 10.97
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English