Grimm's Fairy Tales: Nine Stories (Penguin 60s)

by Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm | Children's Books |
ISBN: 0146000803 Global Overview for this book
Registered by winghyphen8wing of Honolulu, Hawaii USA on 4/8/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by winghyphen8wing from Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Saturday, April 08, 2006
Weird. The ISBN brought up another book from the same series (Joseph Conrad, no less!). Penguin 60s were 60 different little paperback titles published by Penguin for their 60th Anniversary.

It's good to go back periodically and read the Grimm's fairy tales as they originally wrote them (more or less - unfortunately I don't read German). Quite different from the Disneyfied versions - these versions could very easily be considered NOT suitable for young children. The princesses in the Frog Prince and the Twelve Dancing Princesses are spoiled brats, no matter how beautiful they may have been.

Here's another copy on my BookCrossing shelf.

Other Penguin 60s titles on my BC shelf:

The Atheist's Mass by Honore de Balzac
Bartleby by Herman Melville
Baseball: Our Game by John Thorn
Blue Rose by Peter Straub
The Chrysanthemums by John Steinbeck
Daisy Miller by Henry James
The Dead by James Joyce
The Emperor's New Clothes by Hans Christian Andersen
A Gathering of Ghost Stories by Robertson Davies
Lamb to the Slaughter by Roald Dahl
Madame de Treymes by Edith Wharton
The Man with the Twisted Lip by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Master and Man by Leo Tolstoy
The Overcoat and The Nose by Nikolai Gogol
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J.M. Barrie
The Pit and the Pendulum by Edgar Allan Poe
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving
The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost
Sixty Sonnets by William Shakespeare
Three Tales of Horror by Poe, Bierce, & Stevenson
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
To Build a Fire by Jack London
The Wife of Bath by Geoffrey Chaucer
Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Youth by Joseph Conrad

Journal Entry 2 by winghyphen8wing at Diamond Head Theater in Honolulu, Hawaii USA on Sunday, April 09, 2006

Released 13 yrs ago (4/9/2006 UTC) at Diamond Head Theater in Honolulu, Hawaii USA

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