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Beast A YA book, and it reads like one Still enjoyable though Beast retells the story of Beauty and the Beast from the perspective of the prince, which is new and interesting What I really liked though was the different background Napoli gave the prince Instead of being from European descent, he s the prince of Persia cursed by a fairy Orasmyn, the prince, is changed into a lion rather than a half man half beast creature I would have liked it to have been longer though Napoli does a very good j A YA book, and it reads like one Still enjoyable though Bea I really wanted to like this book, the interesting twist in being told from the male perspective, in plot elements by making the curse have a religious reason, the Muslim overtones with the different culture.Right away I was getting irritated with the constant vocabulary words being fed to me and quickly defined The relationship he has with his parents, especially his father and his part within the curse is interesting and then never fleshed out or picked up again.I mentally rebelled again a pr I really wanted to like this book, the interesting twist in being told from the male perspective, in plot elements by making the curse have a religious reason, the Muslim overtones with the different culture.Right away I was getting irritated with the constant vocabulary words being fed to me and quickly defined The relationship he has with his parents, especially his father and his part within the curse is interesting and then never fleshed out or picked up again.I mentally rebelled again a prince protagonist who would think he was rescuing a rape victim and would need to struggle with his own desires at seeing the normally culturally hidden places of skin She turns out to be a djinn about to curse him, but still Its understandable that a love story between a Beast and a woman would hint at bestiality but this book does a littlethan hint, making it an element, before we even meet his love With very little inwar 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 Hey author, your plot device is showing.And not just little glimpses here and there in this book they re as naked as baby mole rats.In fact, Beast is basically one giant plot device to tell a fairytale, with awkward glimpses of a novel, instead of a novel that turns out, quite delightfully, to be a fairytale.The premise is certainly interesting Beauty and the Beast told from the Beast s point of view Ooh and he s Persian too, how exotic But two chapters in I realized that it was going to b Hey author, your plot device is showing.And not just little glimpses here and there in this book they re as naked as baby mole rats.In fact, Beast is basically one giant plot device to tell a fairytale, with awkward glimpses of a novel, instead of a novel that turns out, quite delightfully, to be a fairytale.The premise is certainly interesting Beauty and the Beast told from the Beast s point of view Ooh and he s Persian too, how exotic But two chapters in I realized that it was going to be a major letdown The book used words and sentences and paragraphs, but they didn t seem to be doing the jobs that words and sentences and paragraphs are supposed to do depict setting, report dialogue and, most importantly, flesh out characters Here they are just vehicles for Na I received an audiobook copy of this book through Audiofile Sync s summer reading for teenagers program absolutely free of charge with no strings attached This is my honest review I loved this take on the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast The blend of old and new elements was smooth and made perfect sense within the confines of the story I especially liked how Orasmyn was turned into an actual beast a lion and not just a human like beast that can talk like in the Disney version of the s I received an audiobook copy of this book through Audiofile Sync s summer reading for teenagers program absolutely free of charge with no strings attached This is my honest review I loved this take on the classic tale of Beauty and the Beast The blend of old and new elements was smooth and made perfect sense within the confines of the story I espe Interesting retelling of Beauty and the Beast from the Beast s point of view Beast is a Persian prince who gets turned into a lion Lots of little details about Islam and life in ancient Persia, but way too much focus on bodily functions from the point of view of a real animal all lions do is eat, sleep and fornicate, right A bit graphic in parts, even downright yucky sometimes I would never give this to my children to read I would have eliminated one This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here To be honest I did not finish this book The beginning was great right up until the main character changes from a man into a beast Right after that he mates with two lioness and that was a little too much of a beast for me to like I skipped ahead a bit something th A truly original take on Beauty the Beast Prince Orasmyn is heir to the throne of Persia, and is deeply religious and gentle, though intensely proud When he makes a foolish mistake, he is turned into a lion by a pari, and will remain in that shape until he is loved by Proud, stupid, Orasmyn Only a woman s love can undo the curse And no woman will ever love youWhen Prince Orasmyn of Persia foolishly sacrifices a camel that has been deformed a big no no in Islam , he has no idea how big of a mistake he has made Cursed by an evil fairy, he will now live out the rest of his days as a lion until he can find a woman to love him But who could ever learn to love something so monstrousI am a lion And I will die a lion, for no human woman will ever loveProud, stupid, Orasmyn Only a woman s love can undo the curse And no woman will ever love youWhen Prince Orasmyn of Persia foolishly sacrifices a camel that has been deformed a big no no in Islam , he has no idea how big of a mi This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here What is it about Beauty and the Beast There is something about the tale, even the Disney version of the story I know it s Disney, I know I know the Disney movie ends with the girl who wantsthan this provenical life getting married But there is something about it, even in Disney form Maybe, the Disney success is because of the artwork and music, or because Belle likes to read, or because Belle does, in fact, save the Beast at the end Cinderella may be the most cultral diverse fai What is it about Beauty and the Beast There is something about the tale, even the Disney version of the story I know it s Disney, I know I know the Disney movie ends with the girl who wantsthan this provenical li


About the Author: Donna Jo Napoli

Donna Jo Napoli is both a linguist and a writer of children s and YA fiction She loves to garden and bake bread, and even dreams of moving to the woods and becoming a naturalist At various times her house and yard have been filled with dogs, cats, birds, and rabbits For thirteen years she had a cat named Taxi, and liked to go outside and call, Taxi to make the neighbors wonder But dear dear Donna Jo Napoli is both a linguist and a writer of children s and YA fiction She loves to garden and bake bread, and even dreams of moving to the woods and becoming a naturalist At various times her house and yard have been filled with dogs, cats, birds, and rabbits For thirteen years she had a cat named Taxi, and liked to go outside and call, Taxi to make the neighbors wonder But dear dear Taxi died in 2009 She has five children, seven grandchildren, and currently lives outside Philadelphia She received her BA in mathematics in 1970 and her Ph.D in Romance Languages and Literatures in 1973, both from Harvard University, then did a postdoctoral year in Linguistics at MIT She has since taught linguistics at Smith College, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Georgetown University, the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and Swarth College It was at UM that she earned tenure in 1981 and became a full professor in 1984 She has held visiting positions at the University of Queensland Australia , the University of Geneva Switzerland , Capital Normal University of Beijing China , the University of Newcastle UK , the University of Venice at Ca Foscari Italy , and the Siena School for the Liberal Arts Italy as well as lectured at the University of Sydney Australia , Macquarie University Australia , the University of the Witwatersrand South Africa , and the University of Stellenbosch South Africa and held a fellowship at Trinity College Dublin In the area of linguistics she has authored, coauthored, edited, or coedited 17 books, ranging from theoretical linguistics to practical matters in language structure and use, including matters of interest to d Deaf people She has held grants and fellowships from numerous sources, including the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Mellon Foundation, the Sloan Foundation


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