The Orphan's Tales: In the Night Garden
by Catherynne Valente
Review by Barry Newton
Spectra Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 0553384031
Date: 31 October, 2006 List Price $14.00 Amazon US / Amazon UK / Show Article /
From official release/information:
The publisher describes this book as "a book of wonders for grown-up readers", and that's a good start. The concept briefly resembles The Arabian Nights, but there is far more here. There are, indeed, tales. But where Scheherazade told a single tale each night, the storyteller in the Palace garden tells a story within a story within a story...