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The merry spinster : tales of everyday horror

Author: Mallory Ortberg
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"From Mallory Ortberg comes a collection of darkly mischievous stories based on classic fairy tales. Adapted from her beloved "Children's Stories Made Horrific" series, "The Merry Spinster" takes up the trademark wit that endeared Ortberg to readers of both The Toast and her best-selling debut Texts From Jane Eyre. The feature become among the most popular on the site, with each entry bringing in tens of thousands  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Horror tales, American
Adaptations
Fairy tales
Horror fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ortberg, Mallory.
Merry spinster.
New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2018
(DLC) 2018021535
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mallory Ortberg
ISBN: 9781250113429 1250113423
OCLC Number: 1020231884
Notes: "A Holt paperback."
Description: 190 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. Daughter cells --
2. The thankless child --
3. Fear not : an incident log --
4. The six boy coffins --
5. The rabbit --
6. The merry spinster --
7. The wedding party --
8. Some of us had been threatening our friend Mr. Toad --
9. Cast your bread upon the waters --
10. The frog's princess --
11. Good fences make good neighbors --
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Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Mallory Ortberg.

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