Tanith Lee lives in Great Britain and is a
well-known writer within the genres of fantasy, science fiction, and
horror. Her work is often anthologized, most notably in
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror collections, now in its 17th
year, and in the adult fairy tale series which began with
Snow White, Blood Red. In addition to writing for adults, she also
has several series intended for mature adolescent readers, such as her
Unicorn series and her
The selections provided here are designed to show how a story’s point of view affects its theme. "Red as Blood" is another look at the fairy tale "Little Snow White" that Gilbert and Gubar analyzed earlier. The following stories also rework a traditional fairy tale but with a much more adult readership in mind. In fact, be warned that you might consider these works to contain explicit sex and/or violence.
Photograph of Tanith Lee, November 2001
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