Snow, Glass, Apples [Neil Gaiman, Charles Vess] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 4 Sep Snow, Glass, Apples is a retelling of the Brothers Grimm’s beloved children’s tale, Snow White and The Seven Dwarfs. It was originally released. 1 Sep Snow, Glass, Apples by Neil Gaiman ~ Free short story read online ~ link A retelling of the Snow White fairy tale from the point of view of the.

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Next Post The Negative Other: I think this is the first time I read a Gaiman book, all I knew was Coraline, the Burton-esque enow version. As soon as I did find out, I had it on my TBR of course and what better time of year to read this creepy little what-if story than October and especially this close to Halloween?!

Well, I always did, and in this story too, but for very different reasons. Always cheerful and singing and pls k, no sane individual can keep up that act unless there’s something sinister lurking underneath the surface.

Kelsy rated it did not like it Aug 03, Hero the Newmatic Man Death: Mirawyn rated it did not like it Mar 14, I won’t even get into that one. And the Queen knows it.


This is a really short story. It’s a short, creepy little story and I’m glad I saw one of my friends review about this book! Clearly, I would not recommend this for children.

It’s told from the perspective of the dear witch, who if I’m honest with you, was always my favourite character. Kill it with fire. In this short story written gaijan the critically acclaimed author Neil Gaimanshe is pure and innocent no more.

View all 14 comments. And then I would watch, in the town square, as the hangman heated the fire to white-heat with bellows, watch unblinking glas he consigned each part of her to the fire. I really think that his love for fairy tales of any kind makes his renditions so wonderful and this little gem was no exception.

Lists with This Book. The functionality of the magic mirror is significant: A landscape, unrecognisable after a snowfall; that is what she has made of my life. Perfectly creepy, and terrible.

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I have always imagined the Queen with her magic mirror, the poison-laced apples, and as the wicked old hag she turned into when she ventured into the forest to find Snow White. Much like the apple-spitting heroine of the Grimms original and usually superior fairytale, these stories just won’t stay dead! A lovely corpse nel to have fun with! Melissa Martin’s Reading List Galss a shortie, but it packs a punch in true Gaiman fashion. But, then we wouldn’t have the story right?


What also makes it quite different is that this little tale is told in the perspective of the Queen’s. The little Princess fastened her mouth to my hand and licked and sucked and drank.

Snow Glass Apples: A Play For Voices by Neil Gaiman (1 star ratings)

Anyway, the King dies and the stepmother is left with the vampire monster. Prince Charming is a necrophiliac.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. What is interesting about this short story is that the atmosphere is actually a relatively calm glazs sinister one as well.

Snow, Glass, Apples

You see, it’s all about perspective. See all 3 questions about Snow Glass Apples…. A landscape, unrecognizable after a snowfall; that is that she has made of my life.

He told me not to move, and to breathe as little as possible.