Tales From the Hinterland

Tales From the Hinterland Review

A gorgeously illustrated collection of twelve fairy tales by the author of The Hazel Wood and The Night Country!

Journey into the Hinterland, a brutal and beautiful world where a young woman spends a night with Death, brides are wed to a mysterious house in the trees, and an enchantress is killed twice―and still lives.

“Lush and deliciously sinister fairytales to be consumed as greedily as Turkish delight or any fairy fruit. I loved these.” ―Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble

“This inventive, enchanting collection reads like the fairy tales of old, hushed stories passed woman to woman, before the Grimms came and wiped away all the blood.” ―Laura Ruby, author of Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

“The writing is as spare and precise as poetry, connected to the darker, edgier elements of fairy-tale conventions. Albert’s rich and tightly focused collection forms the core of the mythology created in her novels, and her fans will be thrilled at this further glimpse into that world.” ―Booklist, starred review

“Stories fueled by feminist rage, the frustration of being unnderestimated, and the insatiable longing to experience more mark this collection as timely and universal.” ―SLJ

Title:Tales From the Hinterland
Edition Language:English

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  • emma

    My first favorite book of the year...happening in the first month of the year?It's more likely than you think.And since usually I end up five starring less than 10% of the books I read in any given ye...

  • Miranda Reads

    If you've ever wondered which literary world would be the best to live in, wonder no longer, cause there's a BookTube Video to answer that! The Written Review : 4.5 stars The Door That Wasn't ...

  • Melissa

    Thanks to the good folks at Tor, you can read "Twice-Killed Katherine" right now:https://bit.ly/35QIkP7January 2021, hurry up and get here! (Not just because 2020 is Not the Best!)...

  • Amalia Gkavea

    ‘’Tales are told of a village so plagued by ghosts that bells are hung over the doors, to keep them from slipping in at night. In certain houses the cooks bake three loaves of bread, two to eat...

  • Tucker  (TuckerTheReader)

    COVEEEEEEERRRRRRRRRRRRRR--------------I want to buy this book and then set it next to me while I sleep in hopes that some magical sh*t will happen| Goodreads | Blog | Pinterest | LinkedIn | YouTube | ...

  • Elle

    What a delightfully twisted collection of tales and fables! From the author of The Hazel Wood and The Night Country comes the elusive treasury of stories which inspired the events in the series. These...

  • sarah

    "There was a girl who spoke to the moon. That isn't enough to make a tale, but to her the moon spoke back."When I read The Hazel Wood back in 2019 I liked it, but what I really wanted was to read the ...

  • Cody Roecker

    Update: I'VE FINALLY GOTTEN TO READ THIS Deliciously creepy in every single way. "The Skinned Maiden" "Ilsa Waits" and "The Door That Wasn't There" are particularly delightful. "The Skinned Maiden" wi...

  • h o l l i s

    I feel like this did for me what neither THE HAZEL WOOD or THE NIGHT COUNTRY was quite able to achieve. I loved the backbone of the author's series, all set around this fictional book of stories, but ...

  • Vee

    [ARC Provided by NetGalley, my review is unbiased]Wordpress Blog | TwitterI read The Hazel Wood back in 2018, two years ago, and my only wish was that Melissa would publish the book of short stories m...