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You think you know these stories, don’t you?


You are wrong.


You don’t know them at all.


Twelve tales, twelve dangerous tales of mystery, magic, and rebellious hearts. Each twists like a spindle to reveal truths full of warning and triumph, truths that free hearts long kept tame, truths that explore life . . . and death.


A prince has a surprising awakening . . .


A beauty fights like a beast . . .


A boy refuses to become prey . . .


A path to happiness is lost . . . then found again.


New York Times bestselling author Soman Chainani re-spins old stories into fresh fairy tales for a new era and creates a world like no other. These stories know you. They understand you. They reflect you. They are tales for our times. So read on, if you dare.

Beasts and Beauty: Dangerous Tales by Soman Chainani

£16.99 Regular Price
£11.99Sale Price
  • Format: Hardback

    ISBN: 9780008224509

    Publisher: HarperVoyager

  • Sly, subversive and full of teeth - Chainani's reimagining of classic fairytales is an unsettling homage that transports its readers through tales both horrifying and humorous, sweet and scary, and, of course…beastly and beautiful,’ – Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling author of The Gilded Wolves.


    'These stories cut straight to the heart and will leave you begging to stay in their shadows just a few pages longer. Prepare to rethink all those happily ever afters... and love every minute of it,’ –  Alexandra Bracken, author of Lore and the Darkest Minds series.

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