The concluding volume of Tiptree Award-winner Valente’s Orphan’s Tales (after 2006’s In the Night Garden. A mysterious orphan girl, whose eyelids are darkly tattooed with the closely packed words from an endless number of fantastical tales, lives secretly in a palace garden. Cleverly reconstructing the conventions
of the fairy tale, especially the traditional roles of men and women, Valente has created a thought-provoking storytelling tour de force.
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