LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD—the fairy tale that keeps on giving. [image credit (with apologies to Jessie Wilcox Smith): The Internet Weekly Report ]
How to tell a Granny from a Big Bad Wolf – Part IV.
In the earlier posts of my thriller review series here (okay, and here and here) I explored what Little Red Riding Hood would look like as a thriller, using Christopher Booker’s metaplot theory. (But this is
definitely probably for now the last post in this thriller review series.)
If Little Red Riding Hood’s parents and siblings were all killed in a fiery crash on their way to Disneyland, and had to be identified by dental records because their fingers were all missing—Red only survived because she was adopted, and was left at home to care for the new puppy—and Granny’s murder is actually a horrific echo of her past, and if Red is…
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‘A terrific example of a classic thriller’. Absolutely!