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“A reinvention of the Rapunzel fairy tale, a luscious origin story from the witch’s point of view… McMyne melds folklore with actual historical figures and cleverly bookends the narrative with opening and closing chapters set in the twenty-first century, when an American scholar arrives in Germany to translate a well-preserved medieval manuscript.” —Booklist (starred review)
“McMyne’s shimmering debut gives a fresh, exciting backstory to one of the most famous villains in fairy tale lore: the witch who put Rapunzel in her tower…. The result is a sprawling epic, full of magic, love, and heartbreak. Fans of Circe and The Wolf and the Woodsman will devour this taut, empowering fairy tale.” —Publisher’s Weekly (starred review)
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