Monday, January 4, 2010

Cages by Gypsy Thornton

Cages
A Steampunk Retelling of Grimm's Jorinde & Joringel
In V parts with Epilogue
by Gypsy Thornton

Get your copy - free pdf download
audio version also available

Published: 2009
Genre: Fairy Tale, Steampunk
PDF: 34 pages
Rating: 5

My two bits:
In-a-word(s): tweet

Fairy tale and steampunk mashup works!

I have not read the original Grimm's tale so the story premise was new to me. However, the read was quite enjoyable as is.

The main character is Georgiana - George - who tinkers with cogs &etc. She is working on a mechanical bird when she is reminded to dress for a ball which happens to be held in a brightly decorated airship.

Like most fairy tales, there's some romance, a forest, a witch and a hero.

Fairy tale fans will love it!

You can read a free pdf of CAGES here.


6 comments:

  1. Oh! This sounds so ridiculously perfect for me. Am downloading now. Thanks, V!

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  2. Ooh, I am intrigued! Going to check it out, thanks for the heads up!

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  3. CooL! I'm headed to download it right now. I love Grimm's fairy tales, so this retelling sounds totally for me!

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  4. I'll be downloading it now! Thanks for the info!

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  5. Ooh. Looking into now. God, steampunk and ft sounds like a perfect pairing to me.

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