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Book review: ‘A Curse So Dark and Lonely’

June 19, 2020 by Kayla Houp


At first glance, “A Curse So Dark and Lonely” looks like it’s going to end up being another clichéd “Beauty and the Beast” retellings that feels much more like a cheap forgery of a beloved fairy tale than a reimagining of a classic story.

When a powerful enchantress curses Prince Rhen, heir of Emberfall, to relive the autumn of his 18th year, the prince assumes breaking the curse would be easy. All he has to do is get a girl to fall in love with him. But the curse comes with a devast...

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