[Ebook] ➭ Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast ➬ Robin McKinley – Raovathaiphong.info

Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast A Strange ImprisonmentBeauty Has Never Liked Her Nickname She Is Thin And Awkward It Is Her Two Sisters Who Are The Beautiful Ones But What She Lacks In Looks, She Can Perhaps Make Up For In CourageWhen Her Father Comes Home With The Tale Of An Enchanted Castle In The Forest And The Terrible Promise He Had To Make To The Beast Who Lives There, Beauty Knows She Must Go To The Castle, A Prisoner Of Her Own Free Will Her Father Protests That He Will Not Let Her Go, But She Answers, Cannot A Beast Be Tamed Robin McKinley S Beloved Telling Illuminates The Unusual Love Story Of A Most Unlikely Couple, Beauty And The Beast


About the Author: Robin McKinley

Born in her mother s hometown of Warren, Ohio, Robin McKinley grew up an only child with a father in the United States Navy She moved around frequently as a child and read copiously she credits this background with the inspiration for her stories Her passion for reading was one of the most constant things in her childhood, so she began to remember events, places, and time periods by what books she read where For example, she read Andrew Lang s Blue Fairy Book for the first time in California The Chronicles of Narnia for the first time in New York The Lord of the Rings for the first time in Japan The Once and Future King for the first time in Maine She still uses books to keep track of her life.McKinley attended Gould Academy, a preparatory school in Bethel, Maine, and Dickinson College in 1970 1972 In 1975, she was graduated summa cum laude from Bowdoin College In 1978, her first novel, Beauty, was accepted by the first publisher she sent it to, and she began her writing career, at age 26 At the time she was living in Brunswick, Maine Since then she has lived in Boston, on a horse farm in Eastern Massachusetts, in New York City, in Blue Hill, Maine, and now in Hampshire, England, with her husbandPeter Dickinsonalso a writer, and with whom she co wrote Water Tales of Elemental Spirits in 2001 and two lurchers crossbred sighthounds.Over the years she has worked as an editor and transcriber 1972 73 , research assistant 1976 77 , bookstore clerk 1978 , teacher and counselor 1978 79 , editorial assistant 1979 81 , barn manager 1981 82 , free lance editor 1982 85 , and full time writer Other than writing and reading books, she divides her time mainly between walking her hellhounds, gardening, cooking, playing the piano, homeopathy, change ringing, and keeping her blog.



10 thoughts on “Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast

  1. says:

    Beauty is the youngest of three sisters Their mother has passed on and now they live with their father Beauty is an introvert and prefers reading books She has very low self esteem, dislikes her body, and feels that she doesn t measure up to her sisters attractiveness While she s quite clev


  2. says:

    fairy tale retellings are fascinating i went through a datlow phase years ago, and i have read many others outside of her collections it is a comfortable pleasure for me so, since i am now going on an introduce myself to the fantasy genre expedition, this book seemed like the most logical entr e


  3. says:

    I curse this book with a thousand crotch louse It s not I didn t like this book At least, I like the beginning for awhile But this book s plot was enough to drive me into a rant Getting out of the way the fact that the characterisation is great and the setting is stunning and all that shit, let s get i


  4. says:

    1.99 Kindle sale, Nov 18, 2019 This is a cozy, delightful retelling of The Beauty and the Beast tale, one of my very favorite fairy tale retellings and comfort reads.Update I ve just read Beauty again for the first time in 15 years or , but I probably read this 5 or 6 times when I was in my 20s, so you are n


  5. says:

    This is absolutely my favorite retelling of the familiar tale of Beauty and the Beast An aside it far outshines the Disney one.McKinley begins the tale with the very familiar setting A merchant with daughters has fallen on hard times He and his family are reduced to living in near poverty But there she diverges, t


  6. says:

    An absolutely lovely rendition of my favorite fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast There have been many retellings of this tale, from the bodice ripping romance novel covers featuring men muscled to the point of beastliness, holding pale, innocent flowers, to, of course, the smart young lady with a conveinently lovely voice


  7. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I try hard not to use spoilers in these reviews but find that is impossible in this case But, since it s a tale as old as time, maybe you ll forgive me for it just this once.I did not like the book.Wow, that s hard to say I love stories, love book


  8. says:

    sale alert 9May19 Kindle deal for 1.99 hereHi My name is Robin and I have a buddy reading addiction Hi RobinSo why not add another impromptu Buddy Read with My Enabler Jessica and The Instigator Tadiana over at BB B on Oct 14 The great thing about a fantasy is that some of it is timeless That is totally the case with Beauty It was


  9. says:

    One of my favorite retellings of Beauty and the Beast The family is loving and the prose beyond witty If you love the Disney version, it owes a lot to this book.


  10. says:

    If you love Beauty and the Beast retellings that stay true to the original story, read this book


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