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Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

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  • The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Editionby Jack Zipes

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 22.00

    The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Perhaps no other stories possess as much power to enchant, delight, and surprise as those penned by the immortal Brothers Grimm. Now, in the new, expanded third edition, renowned scholar and folklorist Jack Zipes has translated all 250 tales collected and published by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, plus twenty-nine... more...

  • Kabbalah for the Studentby Rav Michael Laitman

    Bnei Baruch, Laitman Kabbalah 2009; US$ 9.99

    The greatest contemporary Kabbalists, Rav Yehuda Ashlag, and his son and successor, Rav Baruch Ashlag, provide valid answers to life's most fundamental question: What is the meaning of my life? Based on their interpretations of The Book of Zohar, and The Tree of Life, we can now learn how to benefit from the wisdom of Kabbalah on a day-to-day basis.... more...

  • Monks, Bandits, Lovers, and Immortalsby Stephen H. West; Wilt L. Idema

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 15.95

    "This magnificent collection of eleven early [1250–1450] Chinese plays will give readers a vivid sense of life and a clear understanding of dramatic literature during an extraordinarily eventful period in Chinese history. Not only are the eleven plays in this volume expertly translated into lively, idiomatic English; they are each provided... more...

  • A Fire in the Shell: Circle of Nine Trilogy 3by Josephine Pennicott

    Pan Macmillan Australia 2012; US$ 5.11

    Imagine if your darkest dreams had the power to kill . First came the flies and the bees. Then the wild dog attacks and sightings by locals of terrifying beings. The wail of the Banshee is heard. Erinyes, Pan and the Wild Hunt are on the move. The old ones demand blood . the killings begin. In Circle of Nine a coven of witches unleashed... more...

  • The Claiming of Sleeping Beautyby A. N. Roquelaure; Anne Rice

    Penguin Group US 1999; US$ 15.00

    Before E.L. James? Fifty Shades of Grey and Sylvia Day's Bared to You , there was Anne Rice?s New York Times best seller The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty In the traditional folktale of "Sleeping Beauty," the spell cast upon the lovely young princess and everyone in her castle can only be broken by the kiss of a Prince. It is an ancient... more...

  • Prometheus Boundby Aeschylus; Theodore Alois Buckley

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Though some scholars have recently begun to question whether Aeschylus authored the play Prometheus Bound, there is no question that this classic of ancient Greek literature is a literary achievement befitting the playwright known as the Father of Tragedy. In the play, Zeus tethers a Titan named Prometheus to a gigantic boulder for all of eternity... more...

  • Charnel House Bluesby Suzanne Ruthven

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    A view of the vampire through folklore, history, literature and film. more...

  • The Sea Houseby Elisabeth Gifford

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    In 1860, Alexander Ferguson, a newly ordained vicar and amateur evolutionary scientist, takes up his new parish, a poor, isolated patch on the remote Scottish island of Harris. He hopes to uncover the truth behind the legend of the selkies?mermaids or seal people who have been sighted off the north of Scotland for centuries. He has a more personal... more...

  • Creatures in the Mistby Gary R. Varner

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Varner brings together a medley of stories, myths, and folklore, sharing a fascination and respect for humankind's early and contemporary cultures and wondering at similarities across the board. Here, he focuses on "Little People" and giants, animals and were-creatures, and the odd, helpful or threatening ways imputed to our earthly companions... more...

  • The Song of Hiawathaby Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99

    Longfellow wrote his epic poem The Song of Hiawatha in 1855. He based it on the Ojibway legends, which had been compiled by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft and his Ojibway wife Jane Schoolcraft. It tells the legend of Hiawatha and Minnehaha, his lover. more...