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  • Title: Peter: A Darkened Fairytale
  • Author: WilliamO'Brien
  • ISBN: 9781452000251
  • Page: 469
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Peter: A Darkened Fairytale By WilliamO'Brien A children s novel PETER A Darkened FairytaleRough age range 11 13, fun for adults too In a quiet sleepy place nestle a few tiny houses, a bridge, and a handful of shops Unknown to Peter, on one particular morning the morning of his tenth birthday will reveal than just the usual collection of presents Stumbling into a secret place, he travels through many hiddA children s novel PETER A Darkened FairytaleRough age range 11 13, fun for adults too In a quiet sleepy place nestle a few tiny houses, a bridge, and a handful of shops Unknown to Peter, on one particular morning the morning of his tenth birthday will reveal than just the usual collection of presents Stumbling into a secret place, he travels through many hidden worlds and embarks upon a fantastic journey Hally the lifelongian, Arnica the maiden, Wind Sail the white witch and a beautiful elf called Slip will all guide him on his quest.Searching through the Purple Forest, Peter makes haste to rescue a friend, which proves difficult than Peter could ever imagine The gentle tale soon finds its way into some very dark places as the evil Cirinian and her followers try to thwart Peter s progress Guards, ghosts, spirits and vampirism add to the unknown dimensions that Peter encounters.A creation of surreal places and characters, Peter A Darkened Fairytale is an exciting and imaginative fantasy trip from beginning to end.A drawer is a drawer, and a door is a door, one way in and one way out What not sure A time in space has now arrived for some readers passing by and travelling through in a blip of time, goes so quick, like this rhyme The thoughts one thinks may not be real and sometimes they will make you squeal Biting, scratching, tastes hang true, inside this story you ll meet things new Must be careful, for if you fall those evildoers will seize all Taking bodies and minds of prey, trapped, entombed as darkness flays If by chance you are done, chase the light chosen one Staring from those eyes so bright, view things given with new sight For all that see, avoid the dark, a new path is shown near the park A secret there for all that be, if you re brave enough, open me For all those imaginative souls A fascinating tale takes the reader on a true flight of fantasy into amazing far off lands, dramatically expanding the imagination and touching the heart An exploration of the senses is tantalised through the many unusual characters, while exploring alternate realities A placid opening of the mystical realms should not be underestimated as they soon lead off and reach into some of the darkest corners of the mind A gentle fairytale twists along its path into an unusual and disturbed adventure.
    Living in a small village in Lancashire, England, the author has written a number of books based on the tale Peter.In the 1990s, the author had twenty one articles published, both nationally and internationally After gaining an honours degree in Geosciences, doing post graduate study in Occupational Health and Fitness, and earning a masters degree in Science Communication, he developed an interest for simple communication.A passion for writing again emerged, and combining various interests in fine art, museum exhibition display, biology, geology, poetry, and the mystical led to the story of Peter A Darkened Fairytale The author still retains a childlike vision of the world, which is conveyed throughout his books.

    Peter: A Darkened Fairytale By WilliamO'Brien


    Cheryl Landmark
    Fantastical, madcap, non stop adventures greeted Peter after climbing through the clock portal in Mrs Kipple s shop Strange, whimsical, beautiful, dangerous and evil creatures such as fairies, elves, shylongs, dragons, pineapple eating bugs, witches and many filled this dark but enjoyable fairy tale Mr O Brien certainly created a memorable, magical world for Peter to explore on his tenth birthday This is a book that can be enjoyed by both adults and children.

    Chloe Thurlow
    I discovered from the author notes that William O Brien resides in a small English village the fertile inspiration of some of the land s most imaginative writers, Emily Bront , Lewis Carroll, Daphne du Maurier, the list is endless, as are the misty, dark tales they have spun.In this tradition, we find the eponymous Peter from a Darkened Fairytale on his tenth birthday cast into a purple forest searching for a friend and finding himself in the company of an intriguing cast of magical characters i [...]

    Maggie Thom
    Peter A Darkened Fairytale is a fanciful adventure that will pull you in and make you feel like you re there The descriptions are really well done Peter is just an ordinary boy who finds a key to a secret room Once he opens that door his world will never be the same Well actually he ends up in a totally different world full of talking animals, trees and paths There are fairies, dragons, ghosts and every other creature you can imagine Peter finds himself on a quest, which really turns into severa [...]

    Todd Thiede
    This review is from Peter A Darkened Fairytale Paperback This book brought me back to my childhood I loved the story and the descriptions of the world that Peter is in made me feel like I was there right along with him The author s imagination is amazing Peter s character meets up with so many different beings and creatures it is mind boggling how Mr O Brien came up with all of them If you want to leave our world and enjoy a magical world that will blow your mind pick this book up and not only w [...]

    Peter John
    Peter is just about to turn 10 years old and is expecting to grow quite substantially with the addition of a second digit to his age With his mother, he visits Mrs Kipple, the owner of the local antiques shop, on the promise of a surprise birthday gift While wandering around amongst the clutter of old and unusual objects he discoverers a clock through which than time can pass and a magical journey through a strange and fantastical world begins.William O brien writing style, while quirky, keeps [...]

    Sheryl Seal
    5 stars for William O Brien The magical and mysterious realms that you are taken to with Peter A Darkened Fairytale, are very creative and I really felt like I was a mouse in Peters pocket along for the adventure This story with dark realms is so imaginative and full of non stop action that I found myself on the edge of my seat and reading many parts out loud to my son, who wanted to know what happened with Peter and the scroll This is his new summer read and William O Brien is a great story tel [...]

    Glenna Maynard
    This book is great I have to admit that at first I wasn t sure what to expect, and it really surprised me how much I enjoyed it because it isn t something I normally read Like always I try to review without spoiling the story.The descriptions given were so clear in my mind it felt like a movie was playing through my head.In this tale we join Peter on a magical adventure where he meets many strange and unusual characters along the way.I would recommend this book to young and old it is very well w [...]

    Morgan Mitchell
    Peter a Darkened Fairy Tale was an enchanting story of boy turning ten who falls into a clock that is a portal into the world of his dreams He meets many magical creatures on his fascinating adventure to save the Shylong and thus the land from an evil trying to tear it apart This story was very well written, perfect for my thirteen year old but captivated my attention as well My 11 year old is reading it now With a brilliant plot, charming imaginative characters, and vivid descriptions, this boo [...]

    In a small village is a boy named Peter who is ten years old or 85 years old and a lifelongian You ll have to read the book to know what I m talking about He has grey green eyes, a hazy smile, and unkempt strawberry blonde hair Peter was a well mannered boy But suddenly, he is thrust into a magical world and greeted by a strange bird dressed in a lavender shirt, taupe waistcoat, rose tinted spectacles, and navy slippers Peter enters a strange and amazing place he can t believe Turn and twists wi [...]

    Like the Chinese shop that the young protagonist of this novel visits, this imaginative novel by William O Brien is crammed with all sorts of unusual things The story starts with a perfect setup for an adventure we have a ten year old curious and smart boy Peter who is prone to daydreaming, and a mom who is preoccupied with daily tasks.But this is no ordinary adventure The author, William O Brien, uses his diverse experiences, from a degree in geosciences to a master s in science communication, [...]

    Dustin Stevens
    Peter A Darkened Fairytale grabs the reader in the opening sentences and pulls them into a world that most imaginations wouldn t be able to conjure It is the story of a young boy that finds himself on an unexpected journey, striving to save a Shylong and protect a civilization he didn t know existed Along the way he meets with ageless friends, elves, dragons, murderous sisters, cannibalistic fairies and a host of other magical creations.Two things really stand out in the story The first is the p [...]

    Wow Fantastical Fun.This is a very creative, wish it would never end kind of story The author has created a remarkable character in Peter, not to mention, Slip the elf, Arnica, Hally, Mrs Kipple, Wind Sail, Mr Twindle Twoondle, etc Perhaps even impressive is how he created a bizarre and whacky world, it s as if the book was written through a kaleidoscope Well written and imaginative you ll have a great time

    James Ross
    A brilliant fantasy taleThis story was fun and full of magic Young Peter fights against evil in this wonderful fantasy that kept me and my son thoroughly entertained Will likely be read again the future.

    Anita Melillo
    Peter is on the brink of discovering life in a different way than he ever imagined possible On his 10th birthday he is mysteriously transported into a darkened realm that contains mysteries worth discovering When he first embarks upon the land of clouds, he has no idea of what will lie in store for him, or of the eyes that watch him in the dark From the ice castle carved into the mountain is a character called Bonemaker, who licks the air and makes skeletons, with eerie elves to do his bidding P [...]

    Kate Prudchenko
    William O Brien s Peter A Darkened Fairytale is a whimsical novel which is narrated like a fairy tale, creating a world which is childlike but not childish.Masterfully written, it has great imagery and pacing and intriguing characters In the story, O Brien introduces us to Peter, a caring, cautious yet adventurous young man with a particular perspective on the world.For example, here is Peter s interpretation of taxidermy One of the rooms, which had the word Taxidermy on the door, was full of gl [...]

    Simon Okill
    Peter A Darkened Fairytale by William O Brien is a classic children s story straight out of Alice in Wonderland, but with far imagination and style Peter is about to get into double digits and is so excited He visits Mrs Kipple s antique shop and likes a small wooden box He takes it home and while tinkering with it, opens a secret compartment He takes out a velvet pouch with curious items in it, one being key He returns to the shop for his present and is shown an old clock with vivid drawings a [...]

    Sharon Stevenson
    I received a copy of this book for honest review Peter A Darkened Fairytale is the story of a young boy on his tenth birthday who is transported into a mysterious realm of strange creatures and goes off on an enchanting yet perilous adventure.This book hits the right note straight from the start, awakening a sense of wonder as Peter begins his journey and catching the reader unawares with some terrifying moments along the way I very much enjoyed my immersion in this strange, dark fairy tale worl [...]

    Janet McNulty
    Peter lives in England and is just hoping for something interesting to do Then one day Mrs Kipple gives him a surprise He soon finds himself stepping through a broom cupboard and into another world of magic, mystical creatures, adventure, and evil Soon Peter meets all sorts of strange creatures some friendly and some not and learns about an evil witch named Cirinian As he continues in his adventure, Peter finds himself looking for a magic scroll and on a quest to destroy the evil Cirinian.I foun [...]

    N.A. Wetzel
    A twist on talesThis cute, quick read is very different to say the least There was a comfort to it however Not just in the creatures, but in the story I felt like I was in a new aged Alice in Wonderland It was a bit jumpy I still found it easy to follow, but I had hoped for a bit But for a short story, that is the usual only complaint right At least as far as the ones that I have read goes The aroma you are enquiring upon is me, and you get used to it after a while, he said, wiping a stale chic [...]

    Sameer Ketkar
    This book has everything You start from a Harry Potter esque child suddenly whisked into a fantasy world story, but from there it just grows in leaps and bounds I loved the fact that all the characters are rich and real no matter how fantastical, they seem like living, breathing characters The main character Peter reminds me in some ways of the South Park boys in that he shows childhood naivete and extreme intelligence in equal bursts, making the story thoroughly readable and enjoyable.The subti [...]

    The first thing that caught my attention was the character of Peter His inner world was rich, and he was different than most children in his age In that curiosity the author managed to attract me to the storyline There was something in the reality of order that is in the environment of Peter s surroundings that made Peter all the dreamier and recluse As a reader I sought the spiritual world with him from the very first mention of his peculiarity As the storyline evolves Peter enters the dreamy w [...]

    Leo Featherstone
    Peter A Darkened Fairytale is a story about a young boy who is transported to a magical world populated with all sorts of unusual denizens Many of the people and creatures Peter encounters are relatively friendly individuals who either help Peter or are helped by Peter However, there are equally as many dangers for Peter to face.This book feels almost like a dream, starting out fairly benign and gradually becoming darker and intense as the story progresses At first, our protagonist s journey se [...]

    Jake Taylor
    While reading Peter A Darkened Fairytale I felt I was inside a turbulent nightmare within a maze The pace of the narration quickens in a fashion similar to the changing of gears in a sports car Every chapter is accompanied by lots of curves and gears shifting forward, merciless accelerating words and sentences The book starts like that same sports car parked, still, almost motionless, but soon it begins to move and it will not stop until the end The chapters speed up and, even when introducing n [...]

    Sara Marion
    I was given a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.I loved this book When I first started reading it, I was unsure of what to expect from it but this book pleasantly surprised me It started out with a great introduction of Peter and his curiosity It centers around his 10th birthday He goes to a shop where he finds a small box that he wants to buy Of course he gets it and this is where the story starts When he returns to the shop late on, he gets swept away in a magi [...]

    Christoph Fischer
    Peter, A Darkened Fairytale by William O Brien is a wonderful and magical story.Unsuspecting young Peter finds himself in a world of elfs, dragons and all kinds of fantasy creatures One quest leads to the next and before you know it Peter and us readers have covered a world full of known and unknown creatures.The author has done an amazing job making us witness the world from a young boys perspective This is a fantasy adventure nothing short of the wonders of Narnia or Alice On a deeper level th [...]

    Lauren Lynne
    It was my honor to be given the opportunity to read Peter A Darkened Fairytale by William O Brien This story was an intriguing blend of Alice in Wonderland meets The Never Ending Story with a little The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe thrown in O Brien certainly gets 6 stars for creativity His cast of characters is varied, fascinating and unique The story begins in a sleepy village and although I have never been to England I could almost smell the countryside Soon young Peter discovers that the [...]

    Lana Axe
    Peter is an average boy until he arrives in a land of fantasy He enters a magical world where adventure and many surprises await This story reminds me of Alice in Wonderland, only with some darker elements This land, however, is quite unique, and Peter s adventures kept me guessing throughout the story.There are many unique and unexpected characters within these pages My personal favorite was Hally, who had me laughing aloud as I read In fact, for over half of this story, I was reading with a si [...]

    King Samuel Benson
    A Bizarre Tale Without doubt, this is one of the sweetest, darkest and strangest stories I have ever read So much like Alice in Wonderland and the Lion, Witch Wardrobe with dark and crazy thrown in Right from the start, I was pulled into the pages of Peter s world I still can t stop thinking about all the strange characters and how I want to be part of their world I am getting giddy just thinking about those places again I hope there will be adventures or other stories from this author The beau [...]

    Sonya Dodd
    This story is a beautifully narrated tale for adults and children alike Adults will enjoy the memory of books from their childhood in the way this story is woven like a traditional fairy tale Children will enjoy the endearing and range of characters which exist in the fantasy world which Peter enters on his adventures Surrounded by an array of strange beings, both good and bad, Peter has to find his way through the land beyond the antiques shop and it reminded me of a cross between the tales of [...]

    Find this review and at Lusty Penguin Reviews Peter A Darkened Fairytale is a thrilling and entertaining teen fantasy novel by William O Brien.Peter finds an intriguing looking box in the upstairs of an antique shop On his tenth birthday, Peter returns to the antique shop and discovers he was destined to find the box and begin an incredible journey With a special key and a clock, Peter is transported to a new dimension and begins his journey O Brien s vivid and colorful descriptions of the vari [...]

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