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Tales of Everyday Horror

Mallory Ortberg

A collection of darkly playful stories based on classic folk and fairy tales (but with a feminist spin) that find the sinister in the familiar and the familiar in the alien—from Mallory Ortberg, author of Texts From Jane Eyre.


“Dark and dreadful and persistently clever. Ortberg bloodily turns familiar tales inside out.”
—RAINBOW ROWELL, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of Carry On

“A collection of stories delectable, formidable, and nimble. As a fantasist and short story writer, Mallory Ortberg is without peer.”
—Kelly Link
, author of Get in Trouble

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