Book of Enchantments. Patricia C. Wrede, Author Point Fantasy $ (p) ISBN Book of Enchantments. Buy this book. Amazon. From a master storyteller comes this collection of ten new and exciting stories, including a tale about a wizard’s daughter who can change chestnuts into gold. This collection of short stories featuring enchantments offers a surprisingly varied selection. Most of the stories are set in a place of high fantasy–long ago and far.
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It is a collection of four books that chronicle the adventures of Princess Cimorene. I must have read this years ago because I remembered all the stories.
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I loved this when I was younger, so I picked it up again. Book of Enchantments is a collection of short stories written by American fantasy author Patricia C.
View all 9 comments. He is insisting on speaking with His Majesty. There was a problem adding your email address. A couple minor injuries in a sword fight. Return to Book Page. She is a full-time writer. Over the course of the series Cimorene fights wizards by dumping buckets of soapy water with a bit of lemon on them, making large quantities of cherries jubilee for dragons, and giving Rumpelstiltskin’s great, great, great, great, great grandchild.
Each rose contains a possible future for Adrian, success in work, love, failure, death, or continued bitterness against her sister.
Rikki only wants to eats nuts, and while the wizard has no patience for him, his daughter feeds him some chestnuts. These stories sit with you, call back to you, and it is always a pleasure to come back to them after years away, like greeting an old friend who has grown up enchantmenta along with you.
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The final weede, “Notes from the Author,” was one of my favorite bits, with a fascinating rundown of Wrede’s inspiration for each of the stories. I’d like to find more of her writing in this style.
There’s also a recipe at the back of the book. Although Elyssa walks away, she ends up back by the unicorn’s pool. The woman gives Adrian the opportunity to choose one. This is a collection of fantasy short stories by Patricia Wrede, author of the Enchanted Forest series Calling on Dragons, etc.
A very very fun little book with short stories. Their hope is that King Mendanbar and Queen Cimorene can figure out what to do with the thing. Not a fun story at all, but it is skillfully written. Quick After-Battle Chocolate Cake recipe: Most of them strong stories. When Elyssa refuses to stay in the clearing admiring the unicorn’s beauty and making garlands for him to wear, the unicorn becomes angry and holds her there by magic.
Thankfully it was short. As Adrian explores the garden she learns some important things about her present and has a big decision to make.
To add insult to injury, when he is cursed, his whole family is cursed with him. Numerous deaths mentioned, and some decaying bodies a little described. This page was last edited on 1 Julyat Re-reading a childhood favorite!
Wrede Snippet view – The Lorelei – I think I got more out of this one now that I’m older. He soon becomes a laughingstock, unable to live down his reputation. I found all the stories to be very interesting and unique. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. I do not usually patriica short stories. It has several twists and turns. She does a great job of writing fun, relatable people regardless of gender.
Anyway, the American students on a school trip come into the Lorelei’s range. This re-read made me want to revisit the author’s dragon series, which I haven’t read since I first read them many, many years ago and enjoyed The woman and her garden vanish, and Adrian, still not wanting to go back to Sam’s party, decides that there will always be time to talk to Sam tomorrow.
However, since she is unable to prove her suspicions, Janet walks out to the cliffs where she hears faint music growing louder. Characters from her beloved Enchanted Forest series make an oatricia in the final story, followed by a recipe for “Quick After-Battle Triple Chocolate Cake”, to be enjoyed warm while counting loot.
Oct 08, Kate rated it liked it. I like the daughter’s friend Tumpkin, by the way.