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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No trivia or quizzes yet. Gloria, their mother, senses something, but simply dismisses her concern as stress from their recent move.

While I can understand the disgust this brings to some readers, I do strongly believe that was the intended reaction. At times i thought I mistakenly started over on a page, because whole chunks of story are rehashed with very little variation.

It was like watching the old, original Battlestar Galactica as a child and then re-watching take as a college student- I guess I liked the Vipers, but gosh, I didn Faerie Tale is one of those books, for me at least, that does not get raymod with age. Feist currently lives in San Diego with his children, where he collects fine wine, DVDs, and books on a variety of topics of personal interest: The last part of the book just spiraled downward and ended about how you might expect.

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The daughter has rymond trust fund in the millions, and her boyfriend is somehow also a great screenwriter in the making. That scene alone told me more than I ever wanted to know about Raymond E. There is some magic, some shocking moments and the odd bit of engaging tension but all is very much drowned out by a writer who may well be able to craft brilliant fantasy but seems to have very little gift talee it comes to setting something engagingly within feiist real world.


Mar 06, Damon rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This could be as riveting or more so, exploring the oversexualizaton of our youth via this creepy and mysterious realm of faerie. Sets up the characters and the normal world with twinges of the odd and unsettling.


I had forgotten the details of the plot so this was almost like a fresh read. It was translated and published in Dutch as Taerie Boosaardig Sprookje in Visiting the Faerie Realm”.

I’d say no update necessary…give us a Book 2: Fans of dark fairy stories. Fans of Dan Brown. It is suspenseful, exciting and interesting.

fafrie He may have improved after that, I don’t know and I haven’t bothered to find out. Meanwhile, occult scholar Mark Blackman befriends the family while tracing links between old man Kessler and a breakout of occult mania in Germany.

Faerie Tale first edition cover. It took me a long time to read the book just because I haven’t had a lot of time to read in the past month, but I always looked forward to gettin feidt. I read this book back in one weekend back in the it’s real dark horror one of most creepy stories of its time if want a one of horror of outstanding performance in a book this is not just good it is fantastic.


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Zipes goes on to say: The family has young children and a mostly grown daughter who is, of course, attractive. I had a difficult time closing it to go to sleep at night. Aug 10, LJ rated it really liked it Shelves: I was actually pleasantly surprised by this piece of dark fantasy, which turns out to be a pretty entertaining and scary “bonfire tale”.

Please provide an email address. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Feist, like King and children themselves, knows that kids are often the targets of the Bad Things and that they must and do struggle with evil; he doesn’t shy away from these truths.

It’s a great story of dark faeries interacting with the modern world that predates the current crop of crappy “urban fantasies. It’s about the Hastings, including their dog and cat, coming into contact with the world of Faerie which is practically in their back yard.

Feist sets up some scenes to discombobulate the reader early on but it’s well into the first third of the book before the plot kicks into high gear. Mostly that second part.

For other uses, see Fairy tale disambiguation. However, instead of continuing to build and escalate, the tension plateaued and remained steady.