The Victorian Fairy Tale Book

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The Victorian Fairy Tale Book
Author : Michael Patrick Hearn
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Publisher : Pantheon
Language : English
Release Date : 22 February 2012
ISBN : 9780307814159
Pages : 416 pages
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The Victorian Fairy Tale Book by Michael Patrick Hearn Book PDF Summary

From Robert Browning’s The Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray’s The Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme’s The Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Some of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one is an expression of the joy of living. Accompanied by illustrations from the original editions of these works this collection will delight readers both young and old. Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

The Victorian Fairy Tale Book

From Robert Browning’s The Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray’s The Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme’s The Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie’s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English

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