Pelzmantel and Other Tales of Magic #2020

Pelzmantel and Other Tales of Magic By K.A. Laity Pelzmantel and Other Tales of Magic A woman who s a fox a kitchen maid who s a princess and a walnut with a wardrobe Princess Hallgerd hides where no one will be likely to find her working as a cook s dogsbody lighting fires peeling p
  • Title: Pelzmantel and Other Tales of Magic
  • Author: K.A. Laity
  • ISBN: 9781904853749
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pelzmantel and Other Tales of Magic By K.A. Laity
    Pelzmantel and Other Tales of Magic By K.A. Laity A woman who s a fox a kitchen maid who s a princess and a walnut with a wardrobe Princess Hallgerd hides where no one will be likely to find her working as a cook s dogsbody, lighting fires, peeling potatoes, and toting kettles Her only friend is Nanna, her family s longtime caregiver On the plus side, she s found out that Nanna is really Carae Mn , a centuries old IA woman who s a fox a kitchen maid who s a princess and a walnut with a wardrobe Princess Hallgerd hides where no one will be likely to find her working as a cook s dogsbody, lighting fires, peeling potatoes, and toting kettles Her only friend is Nanna, her family s longtime caregiver On the plus side, she s found out that Nanna is really Carae Mn , a centuries old Irish witch On the minus side, they re both in hiding from the witch s oldest enemy, a mage who has taken over Hallgerd s father and her land How can Hallgerd win back her home and Nanna her human skin And what about that wardrobe in the walnut Pelzmantel spins a tale of medieval magic where people and things are seldom what they seem to be on the surface Infused with genuine magical lore and history, this inspired retelling of the Grimm Brothers Allerleirau uncovers the seldom glimpsed world behind the glitz the hard work that keeps a castle running and the secrets lives of women in the Middle Ages This edition includes three additional magical stories one never before published and an essay on medieval magic.
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    About “K.A. Laity

    • K.A. Laity

      All purpose writer, Fulbrighter, uberskiver, medievalist, fl neuse, techno shamanka, Broad Universe Mavens of Mayhem social media wrangler, History Witch at Pagan Square, Pirate Pub Captain currently anchored in Dundee, Scotland kalaityWorks include WHITE RABBIT, EXTRICATE, HARD BOILED WITCH, A CUT THROAT BUSINESS, A LA MORT SUBITE, LUSH SITUATION, OWL STRETCHING, CHASTITY FLAME, UNQUIET DREAMS, THE CLADDAGH ICON, ROOK CHANT, PELZMANTEL, UNIKIRJA, CON EIRE as well as editor of WEIRD NOIR and NOIR CARNIVAL Writer of a wide variety of stories, essays, plays, and humour pieces Also writes as C Margery Kempe erotic romance , Kit Marlowe historical romance Graham Wynd noir.

    493 thoughts on “Pelzmantel and Other Tales of Magic

    • Absolutely wonderful A new favorite I know I will read again I hope to write a better review eventuallly.


    • I was a bit leery of this book, since I ve neither heard of the publisher nor of the author but I adore Donkeyskin and Allerleirauh retellings, so I figured I d take a wild leap of faith and give it a try And to my surprise, it has a glowing intro by the wonderful Elizabeth Hand Hopefully, that fact will reassure any doubters as much as it reassured me The summary talks about the medieval magic magic that is portrayed as someone of that era would have known and thought of it I particularly enjoy [...]


    • I will probably write coherent review later, but just so you have some idea as the synopsis suggests, this is an Allerleirauh retelling told from the Witch s Nanny s point of view It s worth reading especially for its portrayal of magic and some really great twists the Princess getting the foreign Prince s attention deliberately so she can ask him for help against the evil wizard who took over her kingdom The ending was somewhat anticlimatic though The Princess was a mold of perfection which wa [...]





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