If Creepy and/or Gothic Stuff Is Your Thing, I Reckon You’ll Love It Too
A quick-fire, bullet-point review of Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of The Faun —
Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of The Faun by Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke
I received a free digital review copy of this book via NetGalley. NetGalley provides reviewers with review copies as an opportunity to provide a fair and honest review.
📖 The premise here is the premise of the film Pan’s Labyrinth — where young Ofelia is set increasingly sinister tasks by the magic faun, Pan — but extended and expanded upon.
📖 I’m naturally wary of movie novelisations of films, but I figured that the combination of Del Toro and Cornelia Funke made it worth a shot.
📖 The film was already wow, but somehow the book manages to expand on it.
📖 Interwoven with the main plot are stories from Ofelia’s fairy-tale book, and they’re deliciously off-key.
📖 This is gonna be way too dark for a lot of readers, ok? There’s blood, gore, and very bad things happening left, right, and centre.
📖 If creepy and/or Gothic stuff is your thing, especially if you’re a fan of the film, read it! I reckon you’ll love it too.
For a full review, including Content Warnings:
Review! — Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of The Faun by Guillermo Del Toro and Cornelia Funke
The film was already wow, but somehow the book manages to expand on it and vividly conjure these images which were so…
Adapted from a post originally published on my blog, Dora Reads