Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Review: The Goose Girl

The Goose Girl
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I love this re-envisioning of a half forgotten fairy tale. The additional elements of special gifts extend the story easily to sequels, and the romance is tasteful and utterly believable.

Its beauty lies in finely tune clear cut prose, none of the flouncy flowery language that often becomes too heavy handed for young adults. And none of the heaving bosoms, or rippling muscles either.

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