Grimm Tales

Grimm Tales
Author : Philip Pullman
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Total Pages : 420
Release : 2013
ISBN 10 : 0141442220
ISBN 13 : 9780141442228
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Grimm Tales Book Description:

'Swiftness is a great virtue in the fairy tale. All we need is the word 'Once . . . ' and we're off' In this enchanting retelling of Grimms' fairy tales, Philip Pullman conjures up a world of wicked deeds, gruesome deaths, magical transformations and otherworldly romance. Here are some of the strangest, most darkly fascinating tales ever told, made fresh and original through Pullman's distinctive voice. 'Gripping . . . A clear and humorous retelling, with added sprinklings of wit ... as well as a sense of these tales as living, mutable things that still transmit deep truths.' Sunday Telegraph 'Told with extraordinary toughness and savagery.' Andrew Marr'Magical . . . This wonderful retelling is set to become a classic in its own right.' Sunday Times


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