A to Z Challenge: O is for “The Orphan’s Tales”

OFor today’s A to Z Challenge post I’m once again going back to the familiar waters of speculative fiction, and will be sharing my impression of one of the most charming fantasy stories I’ve read in the recent decade.

I came across Catherynne M. Valente’s book in Uczta Wyobraźni (Feast of Imagination) series by a Polish publisher, MAG. “The Orphan’s Tales” is actually two books, “In the Night Garden” and “In the Cities of Coin and Spice”, but their structure makes them inseparable, so writing about them both seemed the best idea. (more…)