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DetailsEarly in the nineteenth century, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm compiled a collection of stories to preserve the folklore of their native Germany. Forty-three of them - fairy tales, some deliciously dark, that have bewitched readers for generations - are gathered here.Translated into more than 150 languages, these well-loved narratives brim with fearless heroes, humble and hardworking heroines, and treacherous villains, exploring themes of innocence, curiosity, and revenge. Rich in detail, lyrical in phrase, these masterful translations by Margaret Hunt capture the flavor of the original Grimm tales.Here are classics such as"Rapunzel,""Hansel and Grethel,""Thumbling,""Cinderella,""The Bremen Town-Musicians,""The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids,""The Fisherman and His Wife," and"Little Snow-White."These cherished fables, created from centuries'-old oral tradition, await rediscovery by children and adults alike.ABOUT THE AUTHORS:Jacob Grimm After studying at Marburg, Jacob became a clerk in the War Office at Kassel, and in 1808 librarian to Jerome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia. In 1841 he received Professorship at Berlin, and in 1854 began work on Deutsches Worterbuch with his brother.Wilhelm Grimm (1786-1859) studied law in the early 1800's but became much better known as an accomplished and passionate storyteller and, with his brother Jacob, one of the Grimm Brothers, who gave the world the groundbreaking and fantastic collection of folklore, fairy stories, and fantasy tales we now call Grimm's Fairy Tales.
SKU Code PRK B 3590 Weight in Kg 0.0900 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486456560 Author Name Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm, Translator : Margaret Hunt Publisher Name HARPER COLLINS