Jinx (Blackwood) Themes & Motifs

Sage Blackwood
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Fairy Tales

This novel is a unique one that puts a new spin on classic fairy tales. This novel is set in a magical forest, as are most classic fairy tales. It revolves around an orphan who was treated poorly despite the fact that he has some kind of special talent that will make him important later in life. The young orphan, Jinx, becomes fascinated with a young girl in a red riding hood, or cloak, and meets a prince who has been banished from his own kingdom and doomed to watch it fall apart under the control of an evil uncle.

The writer of this novel has taken many of the classic fairy tales and turned them on their heads, creating all new stories with the familiar characters and situations. In this way, he has taken what might be a predictable story and made it into...

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