The Raven's Tale

The Raven s Tale Seventeen year old Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family the wealthy Allans of Richmond Virginia He hungers for his upcoming life as a student at the prestigious new un

  • Title: The Raven's Tale
  • Author: Cat Winters
  • ISBN: 1419733621
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Seventeen year old Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family the wealthy Allans of Richmond, Virginia He hungers for his upcoming life as a student at the prestigious new university, almost as much as he longs to marry his beloved Elmira Royster However, on the brink of his departure, all his plans go awry when a macabre Muse named Lenore appea Seventeen year old Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family the wealthy Allans of Richmond, Virginia He hungers for his upcoming life as a student at the prestigious new university, almost as much as he longs to marry his beloved Elmira Royster However, on the brink of his departure, all his plans go awry when a macabre Muse named Lenore appears to him Muses are frightful creatures that lead Artists down a path of ruin and disgrace, and no respectable person could possibly understand or accept them But Lenore steps out of the shadows with one request Let them see me Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 368 pages Expected publication April 16th 2019 by Amulet Books More Details ISBN 1419733621 ISBN13 9781419733628 Edition Language English Other Editions 1 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book The Ravens Tale by Cat Winters Author Release date May 16, 2019 This is a galley copy giveaway Seventeen year old Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family the wealthy Allans of Rich This is a galley copy giveaway Seventeen year old Edgar Poe counts down the days until he can escape his foster family the wealthy Allans of Richmond, Virginia He hungers for his up

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    About “Cat Winters

    • Cat Winters

      Cat Winters is an award winning, critically acclaimed author of fiction that blends history with the supernatural Her young adult works include IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS, THE CURE FOR DREAMING, THE STEEP AND THORNY WAY, ODD TRUE, and a forthcoming novel about Edgar Allan Poe s teen years, THE RAVEN S TALE available April 16, 2019 She is also the author of two adult novels, THE UNINVITE Cat Winters is an award winning, critically acclaimed author of fiction that blends history with the supernatural Her young adult works include IN THE SHADOW OF BLACKBIRDS, THE CURE FOR DREAMING, THE STEEP AND THORNY WAY, ODD TRUE, and a forthcoming novel about Edgar Allan Poe s teen years, THE RAVEN S TALE available April 16, 2019 She is also the author of two adult novels, THE UNINVITED and YESTERNIGHT She has been named a Morris Award finalist, a Bram Stoker Award nominee, and an Oregon Spirit Book Award winner, and her books have appeared on numerous state and best of lists Winters was born and raised in Southern California, just a short drive down the freeway from Disneyland, which may explain her love of haunted mansions, bygone eras, and fantasylands She currently lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and two kids Visit her online at catwinters

    557 thoughts on “The Raven's Tale

    • Edgar, Edgar, Edgar what a magnificent writer he was So when I heard there was going to be this book on a young Edgar Allan Poe, I was so incredibly interested Lenore, Lenore, Lenore I want to read about you anywhere forever Let me tell you something, my dear friends, I loved Edgar and his struggles and his sensitivities in this book This boy definitely needed a muse to help him escape his terrible adopted father and all the things that occurred because of him And Lenore She was such a Edgar, Ed [...]


    • I love everything about the entire idea of this A retelling about Edgar Allan Poe, and his Muse Yes Yes, please I need all of the Poe retellings.


    • An atmospheric and inventive nod to one of literature s most memorable writers In portraying a young Edgar Allen Poe, Winters has clearly done considerable research to achieve a sense of authenticity, and her idea to characterize Poe s muse as a raven haired maiden in a gown spun from threads made of cinders and soot is marvelous Chapters alternate between Edgar and his muse, Lenore, which lends itself to an unfortunate amount of repetition The stakes are low and, by the midpoint, the nar [...]


    • I adore Poe, and really admire how much research Ms Winters put into this tribute to his teen years The story almost has a magical realism feel to it over straight up fantasy, which gives events a very surreal and dreamlike quality at times Also, the nods to Poe s prose and poetry throughout are beautiful


    • This is written in such a way as to leave me wondering if the ghost of Poe came to this author as her Muse for this book.



    • Find this and other reviews at am I only now reading Cat Winters Where have I been the last five years Under a rock maybe I m not sure, but I m incredibly pleased to have discovered her with The Raven s Tale.I can t remember the last time the quality of a novel s prose stopped me dead in my tracks, but the poetically macabre tones of this story were brilliantly drawn I ve no idea if this is a hallmark of Winters work, but this book alone lands he Find this and other reviews at am I only now read [...]


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