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The Complete Fairy Tales: The Brothers GrimmSKU:9781853268984 Supplier: Wordsworth Editions Ltd
Author : Wilhelm Carl Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm
Format : Paperback | 1008 pages
Dimensions : 150 x 232 x 32mm | 699g
Publication date : 01 Jan 1998
Jacob Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm (1786-1859) were philologists and folklorists. The brothers rediscovered a host of fairy tales, telling of princes and princesses in their castles, witches in their towers and forests, of giants and dwarfs, of fabulous animals and dark deeds.
Together with the well-known tales of Rapunzel, The Goose-Girl, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Snow White, there are the darker tales such as Death's Messengers which deserve to be better known, and which will appeal not only to all who are interested in the history of folklore, but also to all those who simply love good story-telling.