Fairy Tales for Grown-Ups
Drawing in the reader with the classic wonder of a fairy tale and the funny twist of an adult read, each of the seven stories involve both the traditional characters, such as frogs, trolls, and dragons, and quirky modern characters including the city-weary Justin, Angela the merchant banker, and associate professor Knight, among others. These tales follow Justin, the typical city boy, whose plans for rural bliss fall apart in “Justin and the Troll,” and even celebrate the value of a good hair day in “Curly Locks.” Other tales such as “The Lonely Prince” illustrate how to test love with pizza and cheap wine. With humor and magic, these fairy tales reaffirm the belief in happy endings.
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Page 18 - Curly locks! Curly locks! Wilt thou be mine? Thou shalt not wash dishes Nor yet feed the swine; But sit on a cushion And sew a fine seam, And feed upon strawberries, Sugar and cream.
Page 41 - It may not sound a lot but when absolutely everything has been taken off you, and there is no way in the world that you are going to get another 4p from anywhere, suddenly that 4p becomes very, very important.