I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte (colubra) wrote,
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So you may be familiar with the fantasy artist named Brom? Here's his gallery if you're not sure.
So he's written his first novel. The Child Thief, a retelling of Peter Pan which reads as if Charles deLint characters grew testicles and started using four-letter words stronger than 'damn'- yeah, dark urban fantasy. Ooh, eedgy, in that whole '15 years ago' kind of sense.

However, this is actually pretty creepy. Even if a literary light as dim as Orson Scott Card is pointed out ages ago that Peter Pan is one creepy-assed story if you think about what's going on in it (in his novel Lost Boys), this is still a worthwhile interpretation. I'm loving it, so far, but I'm not even 1/4th the way in. I hope he lives up to the promise of the initial few chapters.
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