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The Girl in Red

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The Girl in Red by Christina Henry
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Jun 18, 2019 | ISBN 9780451492289

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Praise for The Girl in Red

“Satisfyingly upends the familiar tale of a clever girl, a dangerous wolf, and a brave savior, and folklore fans will enjoy this bloody near-future variation on a familiar theme.”—Publishers Weekly

“The versatile Henry has reimagined another classic fairy tale, this time with a fascinating narrative about surviving the apocalypse.”—Booklist 

“With The Girl in Red, Christina Henry once again proves that retellings don’t necessarily lack originality.”—Kirkus Reviews   

“An engrossing page-turner that will delight anyone who loves running through thought experiments about the apocalypse.”—Paste 

Praise for Christina Henry’s novels

“A riveting rewrite of Peter Pan.”–The Wall Street Journal

“Multiple twists keep the reader guessing, and the fluid writing is enthralling….This is a fine addition to the shelves of any fan of children’s classics and their modern subversions.”–Publishers Weekly

“This wild, unrelenting tale, full to the brim with the freedom and violence of young boys who never want to grow up, will appeal to fans of dark fantasy.”–Booklist

“A horrifying fantasy that will have you reexamining your love for this childhood favorite. Smooth, velvety prose blends well with the deliciously complex characters and intricate story line.”–RT Book Reviews (top pick)

“It’s full of magic and passion and courage, set against a convincing historical backdrop….Henry’s spare, muscular prose is a delight. I loved this novel.”–Louisa Morgan, author of A Secret History of Witches

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