Hawthorne's first "Wonder Book" was so well received that he was induced to undertake another within eighteen months from the time of finishing the first. To this new volume, made up in the same way of Greek myths retold with a modern, free, half-realistic and half-fanciful tone, he gave the name "Tanglewood Tales." The previous series having been ostensibly narrated by one Eustace Bright, among the hills of Berkshire, these additional stories in the like vein were represented as having been brought by Eustace Bright to Hawthorne.
-- from George Parsons Lathrop's Introduction
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Review: Tanglewood Tales (Wonder-Books #2)User Review - Sarah - Goodreads
This sequel to Hawthorne's The Wonder Book also retells popular tales from Greek myth in fun and engaging ways. Designed for children, some of the more salacious details are left out, but there's ... Read full review
Historic Furnishings Plan, the Wayside, Minute Man ..., Volume 2, Issue 2
Doris Devine Fanelli
No preview available - 1983