UK Faerie Tale The town records have it listed as Erl King Hill – ‘Hill of the Elf King’. To the locals it is known simply as the old Kessler Place. A great ramshackle. Feist, author of the popular Magician fantasy trilogy, turns to the horror genre in Faerie Tale. Raymond E. Feist, Author Doubleday Books $ (p) ISBN. A contemporary novel of masterful horror replete with magic, fantasy, and more than a little stylish sensuality.”—The Washington Post.
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I question why my parents just left lying around what is obiously some sort of weird monkey insect pedophilia fetish book.
This is the first of Feist’s works that I read, and on re-reading, the magic holds. Mar 06, Damon rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Sep 23, Melissa rated it did not like it. I’d say no update necessary…give us a Book 2: I didn’t like what he did with the mother character at all; fekst was not very well rounded, almost an afterthought in a lot of scenes. I read it many years ago and recently acquired it for my Kindle.
I liked how the author showed their allure as well as their danger. Meanwhile, occult fwist Mark Blackman befriends the family while tracing links between old man Kessler and a breakout of occult mania in Germany.
Only, it isn’t really anything like Charle De Lint. No trivia or quizzes yet. Maybe they would for you too. When adding it to Goodreads I accidentally marked it as read, which led to a comment from a friend who shares my passion for Faerie.
Everything about these characters is just too perfect, they have everything going for them. I’m something of a student of Faerie, and I found that the evil character didn’t ring true to the lore I have read. Leuke mix van moderne tijden en aanwezigheid van elfen, zoals ze in oude Europese verhalen voorkomen. Faerie Tale — December — no spoilers.
For me, the nice mix of characters in the family contributed to the plot, but Sean and Patrick are the stars. But what the characters experience is anythin Raymond E Feist has built an impressive catalog, and even been likened to a modern day Tolkein. Plus I think this could be a great screeplay for a horror movie.
Faerie Tale by Raymond E. Feist
The adults were a little two-dimensional, with the character of Mark Blackman in particular being there simply for exposition, but the fairy encounters more than made up fo Really a 4. Oddness multiplies–leprechauns, fairies, and other twinklies appear; the Hastings find a horde of gold on their property–and culminates in the kidnapping of Patrick.
Faerie Tale by Raymond E.
I also question WTF was going on when this cover was illustrated. Sets faeire the characters and the normal world with twinges of the odd and unsettling. However, they didn’t seem too worried that there might be a terrible rapist running around in the woods. Feist which I also read as a teenager.
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Everything about these characters is just too perfect, they have everything go Parts of this book were quite good. While I don’t dispute that, I can say that I find Feist’s work eminently more accessible, and therefor more enjoyable than a trip to Middle Earth. A terrific, chilling tale. Feist offers a classic horror setup as the model Hastings family top-author Dad; homemaker step-Mom; teen daughter Gabbie; eight-year-old twins Sean and Patrick settle from California into the isolated Kessler farm.
His descriptions of the worlds he visits are vivid; you not only see them, you feel them. He wrote the novel two years later, and it was published in 1 Raymond E. My husband and I still both joke about this one. I had a difficult time closing it to go to sleep at night.
Een Boosaardig Sprookje in Dutch. A great read that draws upon those fabulous Celtic myths, letting the reader in on the rqymond side of the fae.