Review: Beast

81130 Auteur: Donna Jo Napoli
Titel: Beast
Genre: Young Adult, sprookjesadaptatie
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 1999
Uitgeverij: Simon Pulse
ISBN: 9780689870057
Aantal pagina’s: 272
Gelezen: Maart 2016

Meet the Beast– before there was Beauty

Orasmyn is the prince of Persia and heir to the throne. His religion fills his heart and his mind, and he strives for the knowledge and leadership his father demonstrates. But on the day of the Feast of Sacrifices, Orasmyn makes a foolish choice that results in a fairy’s wretched punishment: He is turned into a beast, a curse to be undone only by the love of a woman.

Thus begins Orasmyn’s journey through the exotic Middle East and sensuous France as he struggles to learn the way of the beast, while also preserving the mind of the man. This is the story of his search, not only for a woman courageous enough to love him, but also for his own redemption.
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