ALASTAIR D. MCIVER
DescriptionA breath of fresh air. Original, funny and more than a little subversive - it'll make you laugh out loud...' Fairytales happen. They happen in Glasgow. They're happening now. They're happening to TV heartthrob Reggie King, whose magic mirror manipulates him into unspeakable villainy... They're happening to Jack Cameron, who faces losing the love of his life, Rapunzel, and who has unanswered questions about his destiny, and about some magic beans he threw into the Clyde...They're happening to Ella McCinder, who dreams of marrying footballer Harry Charmaine...They're happening to Wee Red Hoodie, who has a decision to make about where her loyalties lie...And they're happening to Karl 'Snowy' White, who is whisked into a topsy-turvy world of freaks and magic, with only the hope of seeing his Love again to cling to. United by the bonds of friendship, and in the face of a common enemy and a dark secret from Rapunzel's past, our heroes find their stories becoming one.
Published: 30th September 2010
Format: Paperback 234x156mm
Extent: 224 pages
Alastair D. McIver was born and grew up in Dumfries, and has also lived in Ayrshire and London. He has lived in Glasgow since 2002, where he is a stalwart of the storytelling community. He has a huge enthusiasm for bringing the world's oldest and newest stories to life in the oral tradition. Glasgow Fairytale is his first novel.
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