Thirteen years after it was released, Guillermo del Toro is fleshing out his iconic film ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ with a novel titled ‘Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun.’ In its pages, you will find the full tale from the movie which was co-written with Cornelia Funke, gorgeous illustrations to give you more of a visual feel for the world, and new short stories that expand upon the story we’ve already been told! Yes, folks, the lore, and vibrant world that del Toro has already created are going to be brought to life in an entirely new way with more details about the characters from it!
Now that is a reason to be excited.
As to what we’ll see within the book, the following synopsis shares what it will be about:
Oscar winning writer-director Guillermo del Toro and New York Times bestselling author Cornelia Funke have come together to transform del Toro’s hit movie Pan’s Labyrinth into an epic and dark fantasy novel for readers of all ages, complete with haunting illustrations and enchanting short stories that flesh out the folklore of this fascinating world.
This spellbinding tale takes readers to a sinister, magical, and war-torn world filled with richly drawn characters like trickster fauns, murderous soldiers, child-eating monsters, courageous rebels, and a long-lost princess hoping to be reunited with her family.
A brilliant collaboration between masterful storytellers that’s not to be missed.
I can hardly wait! Honestly, having this as a novel is a no-brainer as the original film felt like it was adapted from one. The best part here is all of the new “enchanting short stories that flesh out the folklore of this fascinating world.”
Are you planning on picking up a copy of ‘Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun’ when it is released? Are there any specific characters from the film you hope are expanded upon in this novel? Share your thoughts in the comments below!
‘Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun’ is set to be released on July 2nd, 2019!