Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm A New English Version
- ISBN 13:
- ISBN 10:
- Edition: Deluxe
- Format: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/29/2013
- Publisher: Penguin Classics
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Two centuries ago, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their first volume of fairy tales. Since then, such stories as Cinderella,” Snow White,” Rapunzel,” and Hansel and Gretel” have become deeply woven into the Western imagination. Now Philip Pullman, the New York Timesbestselling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, makes us fall in love all over again with the immortal tales of the Brothers Grimm.
Here are Pullman’s fifty favoritesa wide-ranging selection that includes the most popular stories as well as lesser-known treasures like The Three Snake Leaves,” Godfather Death,” and The Girl with No Hands”alongside his personal commentaries on each story’s sources, variations, and everlasting appeal. Suffused with romance and villainy, danger and wit, Pullman’s beguiling retellings will cast a spell on readers of all ages.
For more than sixty-five years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,500 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.