Six Strings & Paperbacks

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The Crimson Thread: A Retelling of Rumpelstiltskin

The Crimson Thread: A Retelling of Rumpelstiltskin - Suzanne Weyn I was given this book to read from a former teacher of mine along with twelve others, and I must admit, this book was rather pale in comparison to others that I have been reading.

Don't get me wrong! This book has a wonderful idea, a spin on a classic tale? Sure! Why ever not? This book let me down there, the plot wasn't strong enough and seemed too close to the original tale. Where is the spin? The whole book seemed too simple, for me anyway. It might however be a good book for its target audience, no doubt younger children...

Still, I read it and it was okay. It must take a fair bit to please me, and this story, plot and characters didn't do it for me this time.