Grimm Tales: For Young and Old

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Paperback. Language: English Publisher: Penguin PressClassics In this beautiful book of classic fairy tales. award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his fifty favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in aclear as water retelling. in his unique and brilliant voice. From the quests and romance of classics such as Rapunzel. Snow White and Cinderella to the danger and wit of such lesser-known tales as The Three Snake Leaves. Hans-my-Hedgehog and Godfather Death. Pullman brings the heart of each timeless tale to the fore. following with a brief but fascinating commentary on the storys background and history. In his introduction. he discusses how these stories have lasted so long. and become part of our collective storytelling imagination. These new versions show the adventures at their most lucid and engaging yet. Pullmans Grimm Tales of wicked wives. br...

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Philip Pullman was born in Norwich on 19th October 1946. He is the acclaimed author of the His Dark Materials trilogy: Northern Lights, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. His other books for children and young adults include Count Karlstein and a trilogy of Victorian thrillers featuring Sally Lockhart. Northern Lights, the first of Pullman's His Dark Materials triology, won the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Fiction Prize.

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