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The Merry Spinster

Tales of Everyday Horror

by Mallory Ortberg

Paperback, 190 pages, Henry Holt & Co, List Price: $17 |

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Adapted from the author's "Children Stories Made Horrific" series, a collection of darkly whimsical stories based on classic fairy tales updates familiar favorites with elements of psychological horror, emotional clarity and feminist mischief. By the best-selling author of Texts from Jane Eyre. Original.