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THE FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Color and silhouette illustrations first seen in editions 50 to 150 years ago add an antique glaze to 27 stories newly translated from the Brothers Grimm's final and, as the editor puts it, "most child-friendly" versions.Not to say that there aren't still plenty of violent and gruesome bits—from the ugly fates of Cinderella's stepsisters to the decapitated horse in "Goose Girl." With only rare ... Read full review

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