In the Night Garden

Catherynne M. Valente
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Catherynne Valente: A More Satisfying Scheherazade


In the Night Garden is essentially Arabian Nights, if Scheherazade had been a feminist literary critic with a working knowledge of world mythology and a wicked sense of irony. Certainly, this Scheherazade wouldn't have ended up marrying the Sultan who put his first 1,000 wives to the death

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Note: This is my second read for the WOGF challenge. I only recently officially joined, because I'm lazy, and I'm trying to make up for lost time.