Goodreads Monday: Wonders of the Invisible World

Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme where we randomly select a book from out Goodreads To Be Read list. It’s hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners, so be sure to link back to her site so that we can all see what everyone else is reading!

13595388Wonders of the Invisible World
Patricia McKillip
Published September 2012
288 pages
Genre: Fantasy

From Goodreads: Stylistically rooted in fairy tale and mythology, imperceptible landscapes are explored in these opulent stories from a beloved fantasy icon. There are princesses dancing with dead suitors, a knight in love with an official of exotic lineage, and fortune’s fool stealing into the present instead of the future. In one mesmerizing tale, a time-traveling angel is forbidden to intervene in Cotton Mather’s religious ravings, while another narrative finds a wizard seduced in his youth by the Faerie Queen and returning the treasure that is rightfully hers. Bewitching, bittersweet, and deeply intoxicating, this collection draws elements from the fables of history and re-creates them in startlingly magical ways.

This is another one of those books where I don’t know where I first came across it. I’ve read a couple of books by Patricia McKillip before and I recall liking them, so I’m sure it would be the same for this short story collection.

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