10 Short Story Collection about Women

All Things Books / Review

About Apple and Knife,
Written by Bee Oder, and was originally published in Book Riot,
Jul 10, 2018

This collection brings together modern-day fairy tales, though none of them are what you might expect. Paramaditha takes the thematic concepts of mythical stories – love, the taboo, death – and twists them into something new and challenging. These stories can be grotesque, but they are also raw in an appealing way. Each one is a fresh take on horror. However, even though there is a bizarre and fantastical quality to them, the mundane settings root them in reality and relatability.

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