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A Book of Wonders for Grown-Up Readers Every once in a great while a book comes along that reminds us of the magic spell that stories can cast over us– to dazzle, entertain, and enlighten. Welcome to the Arabian Nights for our time– a lush and fantastical epic guaranteed to spirit you away from the very first page… . Secreted away in a garden, a lonely girl spins stories to warm a curious prince: peculiar feats and unspeakable fates that loop through each other and back again to meet in the tapestry of her voice. Inked on her eyelids, each twisting, tattooed tale is a piece in the puzzle of the girl’ s own hidden history. And what tales she tells! Tales of shape-shifting witches and wild horsewomen, heron kings and beast princesses, snake gods, dog monks, and living stars– each story more strange and fantastic than the one that came before. From ill-tempered “ mermaid” to fastidious Beast, nothing is ever quite what it seems in thes...
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