How to Fracture a Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen
Trade Paperback – Tachyon – Nov 2018 – 304 pages
Fantasy author Jane Yolen delights with these effortlessly wide-ranging fairy tales, myths, and legends. She fractures the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets, holding them to the light and presenting them transformed: a spinner of straw as a falsely-accused moneylender, a philosophical bridge who longs for its troll, and the villainous wolf retiring to a nursing home. Each offering features an intimate author note and poem, allowing readers to discover stories old, new, and refined for the world we live in—or a much better version of it.