Hiddensee: A Tale of the Once and Future Nutcracker (Pre-Recorded Audio Player)

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Blurring the lines of fantasy, this novel is a joy. The origin story of the Nutcracker's creator, we are treated to the best commentary of mythology, whether it'd be Greek or Germanic. Resurrected from death at a young age, Dirk Drosselmeier returns to the living with a gift from the great god Pan. As he grows older, Dirk remains young at heart and becomes a master figurine and toy maker. Maguire's gift at fleshing out characters of beloved and classic tales is so self evident in Hiddensee that it will keep you reading at all costs.

— TJ

November 2017 Indie Next List


“This origin story of the Nutcracker's creator blurs the lines of fantasy. In it, we are treated to the best commentary on mythology, whether Greek or Germanic. Resurrected from death at a young age, Dirk Drosselmeier returns to the living with a gift from the great god Pan. As he grows older, Dirk remains young at heart and becomes a master figurine and toy maker. Maguire's gift at fleshing out characters of beloved and classic tales is so evident in Hiddensee that it will keep you reading at all costs.”
— TJ Byrnes, Oblong Books And Music,LLC., Millerton, NY

Product Details
ISBN: 9781509460984
ISBN-10: 1509460985
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: November 1st, 2017
Language: English