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The Wonderful Stag, or The Courtship of Red Elsie

By Kathleen Jennings
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Publisher Description

Kathleen Jennings's The Wonderful Stag, or The Courtship of Red Elsie is a fairy tale equal parts gorgeous and gruesome.

In this dark fantasy short story, village couples seek approval for marriage from a stag with golden rings adorning its horns. That is until one suitor, determined to convince a woman to fall in love with him, makes a rash decision.

At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

6 Reviews

“Short story advent utilising tordotcom free fiction 8/24”
“finally. an actual fairy tale.”

About Kathleen Jennings

Kathleen Jennings is a writer and illustrator in Brisbane, Australia. She was raised on fairy tales on a cattle station in Western Queensland, and practiced as a translator and a lawyer (which is all stories, isn’t it?) before returning to undertake a Master of Philosophy in Creative Writing (Australian Gothic Literature) at the University of Queensland. Her short stories have appeared on Tor.com, in Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, in anthologies from Candlewick, Ticonderoga and Fablecroft Publishing, and elsewhere. Flyaway is her first novel. As an illustrator, she has been shortlisted for one Hugo and three World Fantasy Awards, and has won several Ditmars.

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