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Welty’s first novel is inspired by the Grimm Fairy Tale by the same name. It’s a fable set on the Natchez Trace in the days of Spanish rule. The Grimm influence is readily apparent. The story is a comedy with a twist of the sinister, or vice versa depending on your perspective. The comedy elements are almost Shakespearean in nature. Mistaken identities, near misses, villains who are more foolish than evil, and so forth. All that with the standard wicked stepmother of fairy tales.

It’s a fun read. It’s a must read. The fantasy is a departure for Welty, but she does it up proud.

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