Book of Gothel

I love retellings of fairy tales, and this account of the “true” story behind the tale of Rapunzel is exceedingly well-done. Not only a behind-the-scenes look at the Rapunzel tale, it is also a frame story (also a personal favorite), opening and closing in modern-day Germany. Magic, strong women, evil, and love propel this excellent fantasy. Recommended by Nancy

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The Book of Gothel By Mary McMyne Cover Image
ISBN: 9780316393119
Availability: This book is in stock at our warehouse and will be at the Raven within 3-5 Business Days, once they've shipped it to us.
Published: Redhook - July 26th, 2022

This dark, lush, and beautiful reimagining of the story of Rapunzel presents the witch’s perspective in this tale of motherhood, magic, and the stories we pass down to our children.

"Smart, swift, sure-footed and fleet-winged, The Book of Gothel launches its magic from a most reliable source: the troubled heart.