03 September 2010
Book Review: A Few Fables
Author: Bill Willingham
Release Date: 1 May 2004
Date Finished: 1 September 2010
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Challenges: 100+ Reading Challenge, Graphic Novels Challenge, Hogwarts Reading Challenge,
The Short and Sweet of It
As with Legends in Exile and Animal Farm, Storybook Love recounts the adventures of fairy tale myths and legends living out their days in New York. Forced to leave their homelands after a powerful Adversary went all Dark Side on them, they have carved out their own space in our world. And just like with the first two, I loved it!
A Bit of a Ramble
Storybook Love, book 3, houses four separate stories that each add to the overall world; however, it is the third story that continues the main plot line told in the first two installments. In this section of Storybook Love, Bigby and Snow are ....
You know what? Summarizing the stories within this volume would be difficult. Willingham's Fables series defies simple paraphrase because he has created a complex world. Each story, text and images, reveals more about the characters and the world than can be easily translated. This complexity is one of the reasons I adore the series so much. For every story, I get multiple perspectives, back story is used to illustrate current events, action takes place simultaneously in multiple locations with variant characters, and so many details are working together to create the whole.
I would like to share with you one of the hottest images from the novel.
If you haven't started this series, you really really should! And now I'm off to volume 5!
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