The fairy-tale novel

I've most enjoyed reading this month...

Goose Chase by Patrice Kindl (2001)

December 25, 2017

 

 

 

This was a fun, light-hearted romp through fairy tale land. I liked the sparky goose girl heroine. We first meet her locked up in a tower, Rapunzel-style, besieged by a pair of unwanted suitors - one dippy prince and one murderous king, to be precise. A succession of capers ensues, involving escaping from dank dungeons, guarded towers, and man-eating ogresses.

 

As with all respectable fairy tales there was a good deal of magical intervention to aid our heroine in times of peril: fairy godmothers, helpful animals, and all manner of enchanted devices.

 

Along the way our goose girl falls a little in love and uncovers her own unexpected and transformative history.

 

All in all - a charming MG read!

 

 

  

 

 

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