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“Tender Morsels” presents fairy-tale narrative of abuse and healing

Credit: Olivia Johnson

Ellie Gold

February 3, 2011

"Tender Morsels" Margo Lanagan Random House 2008 433 pages Margo Lanagan's novel is a dark and violent coming-of-age fairy tale, but from the first sentence "Tender Morsels" is not your ordinary fairy story. The novel is a retelling of "Snow White and Rose Red," and a blatant one at that. L...

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