Norse Fairy & Folk Tales

Norse Fairy & Folk Tales

Arcturus Publishing

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Meet gullible trolls, enterprising princesses and nefarious wizards in this treasury of 25 Norse fairy tales. Collected by Peter Christen Asbjornsen and Jorgen Moe in the 19th century, these Norwegian stories are described by Jacob Grimm as surpassing nearly all others. They include such well-loved tales as 'The Three Billy Goat's Gruff' and 'Taming the Shrew' and open a window into the beautiful landscapes of Norway. These funny and fantastical stories will delight the young and old.

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James Stephens born in Dublin in 1880 and was known by the nickname 'Tiny Tim' due to his 4' 10" stature. His size, however, did not get in the way of his athleticism as he was a member of the 1901 Irish Shield winning gymnastic team. Shepherd graduated as a solicitor's clerk but his Irish Nationalism saw him find work as a registrar in the National Gallery of Ireland. He penned many retellings of Irish Folk and Fairy tales and further wrote original novels based on the traditions as well as poetry.

 

Pub Date: 2020 
Format: Paperback
Pages: 224 
Size: 6.25 x 9.00 inches


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