Monday, June 14th, 2010 • 2 Comments on Fairy Tale Lust Blog
I hope you all will keep up with the Fairy Tale Lust excitement over on the book’s blog. Today I posted an interview with author Charlotte Stein, whose story “The Return” is a deliciously erotic (and a little spooky) retelling of “The Return of Martin Guerre.” Here’s a brief excerpt from Charlotte’s interview:
What do you think makes your story a fairy tale? How does it fit in the fairy tale genre?
Personally, I just think the idea of someone returning from somewhere, suddenly not the person they were before, is very fairytale-ish. “The Return of Martin Guerre” is so rich with what I think of as the visuals of fairytales, but it’s the story at the heart of it that I find somehow creepy and romantic and magical and twisted all at the same time. That, to me, is the essence of a fairytale. (Read the rest here.)