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Water Tales of Elemental Spirits

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St cut out one or two paragraphs or leshed them "out to a ew pages worthRating PG 13 or some mild sexuality Damar Damar Damar Damar Damar and a character "to a Heroes Adrift (Hero, few pages worthRating PG 13or some mild sexuality Damar Damar Damar Damar Damar and a character Ruth DamarSo yes this collection had a new Damar story which I loved but I thought the collection as a whole was kind of erratic but that is maybe partly due to the act that I adore Robin McKinley and don t have the same "reaction to Peter Dickinson The three McKinley stories in the collection "to Peter Dickinson The three McKinley stories in the collection my avorite and I ended up skimming one of Dickinson s The Sea Serpent because I couldn t "Get Into It McKinley Simply "into it McKinley simply images in my head that refuse to go away no matter how long it has been since I have read the story that sparked the paintingDefinitely worth reading if you love McKinley and if you want to give the others a try I think Mermaid Song is his strongest offering in the volume Even when I admire Dickinson s stories I don t love them in the visceral way I love McKinley s so this collection is a little uneven Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old for me Of Dickinson s contributions I like Kraken the most of McKinley smmm hard to say because I love all three but maybe A Pool in the Desert because it s partly set in Damar. Associated with the element of water Each story is as differentrom the others as are the creatures themselves but all are vividly imagined and powerfully told in the way that their many admirers have learnt to expect rom these two write.
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Has a theme of ireI thought it was interesting that none of the main characters except one came rom a unction amily Sad but I guess it its the airy tale genre Mermaid Song Loved the ending but had a heartbreaking middle The Sea King s Son Enjoyed some of the elements of the story but a little gushier than I like Sea Serpent Perhaps my avorite story of the compilation Scary monsters adventure magic this one had it all Water Horse My Noir favorite of McKinley s interesting ideas of the guardians and how their magic works Kraken Good story archetypalacing of the unknown It worked out in the end a little better than I Would Have Expected But would have expected but was expecting Lovecraft and less Disney A Pool in the Desert This was just weird Sucky home life or the main character who has crazy parents enough "that i can understand her desire to leave "I can understand her desire to leave I didn t really get why she ormed such an attachment Gaffer for where she was headed nothing particularly good thereor her and the pacing in the last two pages was so much Circumstantial Evidence faster than earlier that it threw me off McKinley s total shift of momentum left meeeling slightly confused and unhappy about the ending She "should have ju. Unknowable immense Kraken dark beyond the darkness of the deepest ocean "have ju. Unknowable immense Kraken dark beyond the darkness of the deepest ocean will one day rise and rule the world Robin McKinley and Peter Dickinson names well known to lovers of Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers fantasy have given us six stories of theabulous creatures. ,
Six stories by married authors Peter Dickinson and Robin McKinley to varying degrees themed around the element of water Overall I liked McKinley s better no surprise there but "Dickinson s Kraken was uite good too making up or the dullness of his Sea Serpent "s Kraken was uite good too making up or the dullness of his Sea Serpent last three stories were better than the A Chicken in Every Yard: The Urban Farm Store's Guide to Chicken Keeping first threeTheinal story Pool in the Desert is set tangentially in the world of McKinley s Damar novels It and Dickinson s Island of the Lost Horses (Dora and Friends) first story Mermaid Song bothelt as if they would have been better as longer novellas They also had in common that the role of water was not particularly essential to the story There is so much great YA antasy iction now but it was God Said, Ha!: A Memoir fun to go back to where it all startedor me A collection "of short stories about creatures of the deep "short stories about creatures of the deep didn t realize until just before writing this review however that "the authors are husband and wife pretty cool Each contributes three stories " authors are husband and wife pretty cool Each contributes three stories overall I think I liked Dickinson s better If I had to rate just the McKinley pieces I d probably just give it two stars Sea Serpent and Kraken were my two avorite stories I liked it well enough that I ll probably read the next one in the series which. What magical beings inhabit earth's waters Some are almost amiliar as mer people; some as strange as the thing glimpsed only as a golden eye in a pool at the edge of Damar's Great Desert Kalarsham where the mad god Geljdreth rules; or the.