Best retellings of Beauty and the Beast ( books)Beauty and the Beast is one of a strange species of tale whose retellings have eclipsed the original. Add to Bag. She had a fairly colorful history: after being widowed young by a spendthrift aristocrat, she moved to Paris and became involved with a famous and important playwright, whom she lived with until her death. This version of the story is decidedly for adults, with a fair amount of naturalistic detail, despite the fantasy elements. Beaumont trimmed the story considerably, stripping out the backstories for Beauty, Beast, and their families, truncating the action, and slimming down the cast. The naturalistic elements were downplayed or excised, and the fantasy elements and folkloric motifs emphasized. Beaumont never credited Villeneuve, and since then has often been mistakenly sourced as the original writer.
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And every day, he fears becoming more and more of a beast. The Merchant's Daughter is a story similar to beauty and the beast. I was not bored by the familiarity. The tone, is very different.Ava Zavora Goodreads Author. This is a slightly new take on it. It takes the original story and makes it so much better. Are there any fairy tale novels you enjoy reading.
A YA retelling with the difference of an incredibly important detail. Haag Goodreads Author 3. Demeter Goodreads Author 4. Emma Hamm Goodreads Author?
Cruel Beauty Cruel Beauty Universe. Which Beauty and the Beast retellings rank as favorites. Also ranked 2 in What are the best fairy tale fantasy books for adults. This sci-fi retelling takes place in a world where second-class citizens possess monstrous traits and rebel against the kingdom.
Rate this book Clear rating 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Both the Beast and Beauty make very different choices in the end, even in its most didactic setting? She was thrilled with it and so was I. Add on Goodreads Have you read any of these.
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