Fairy tales are often dismissed as stories only for children, but I've never been able to stop reading them, even as an adult. C.S. Lewis said it best when he wrote, "Some day you will be old enough to read fairy tales again." These types of stories are ones I turn to again and again, whether they be new tales or the dark, Grimm originals. I especially love historical novels that incorporate fairy tale elements - which is why I was so excited when I heard about the new book by Diane Setterfield.
Set in a small English town on the river Thames, the story centers around a local inn, The Swan