Grimm Tales for Young and Old

Author(s): Pullman, Philip


In this enchanting audiobook of classic fairy-tales, award-winning author Philip Pullman has chosen his 50 favourite stories from the Brothers Grimm and presents them in a 'clear as water' retelling. Characters both familiar and less so are skilfully brought to life by narrator, Samuel West. From the quests and romance of classics such as 'Rapunzel', 'Snow White' and 'Cinderella', to the danger and wit of lesser-known tales such as 'The Three Snake Leaves', 'Hans-my-Hedgehog' and 'Godfather Death', Pullman brings the heart of each timeless tale to the fore, following with a brief but fascinating commentary on the story's background and history. In his introduction, he discusses how these stories have lasted so long and become part of our collective storytelling imagination.These new versions show the adventures at their most lucid and engaging. Pullman's Grimm tales of wicked wives, brave children and villainous kings will have you listening again and again for many years to come.


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  • : 9780655645566
  • : Bolinda Publishing Pty, Limited
  • : Bolinda Audio
  • : 0.224
  • : January 2020
  • : ---length:- '13.4'width:- '14.6'units:- Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Pullman, Philip
  • : CD-Audio
  • : English