The sweet terror of SPIRITED AWAY
A recent review in Quill & Quire lauds Tom Dawe and Veselina Tomova's newest collaboration. The reviewer writes: "Like a typical Newfoundland evening of storytelling, there are stories within stories within stories. The fairies are seldom experienced first-hand, but the atmosphere of dread is slowly created until the reader is spirited away into a terrifying world where anything can happen.
"Dawe is a poet, which is reflected in his simple, but lyrical, text. Tomova's sinister woodcuts, with their muted colours and grotesque figures, draw the reader deeper into the unsettling world of these dark fairies. Together, they've perfectly captured the sweet terror that comes when sitting by a flickering light and listening to unearthly tales."