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Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology

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  • Uprootedby Naomi Novik

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 10.46

    Winner of the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Novel Winner of the 2016 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel Winner of the 2016 British Fantasy Society Award for Best Novel Shortlisted for the 2016 World Fantasy Award for Best Novel Shortlisted for the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novel A dark enchantment blights the land in the award-winning... more...

  • Filial Piety and Its Divine Rewardsby Wilt L. Idema

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2009; US$ 13.50

    Of the many ballads, tales, and plays extolling filial piety ( xiao )--the foundational virtue of imperial China--none was more popular in that era than the legend of Dong Yong and his heavenly helpmate, Weaving Maiden. Continually revised and embellished over a millennium, the tale's popularity remains, finding new expression in Chinese film and... 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...

  • American Fairy Talesby L. Frank Baum

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • A House of Pomegranatesby Oscar Wilde

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    A publication of 1891, A House of Pomegranates is a collection of fairy tales written by Oscar Wilde. It is a magical and mystical presentation that presents grand characters such as princes, princesses, dwarfs, mermaids, and a star-child. The work presents the most beautiful and the most revealing ideas about inner and outer beauty; it preaches that... more...

  • The Happy Prince and Other Talesby Oscar Wilde

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    Wilde's The Happy Prince and Other Tales (1888) is an anthology of children’s literature that teaches young people about love and the penalties of self-interest. In the title story, a statue befriends a bird, and together they bring happiness to the lives of others. The collection also includes The Devoted Friend, A Nightingale and the Rose,... more...

  • A Star Shall Fallby Marie Brennan

    Tom Doherty Associates 2010; US$ 6.79

    Return to the stunning historical fantasy world introduced in Midnight Never Come more...

  • The Destruction of the Innby Randy Lee Eickhoff

    Tom Doherty Associates 2011; US$ 6.79

    Randy Lee Eickhoff continues the Celtic Ulster Cycle; following up his highly acclaimed retelling of The Three Sorrows , with The Destruction of the Inn . Part impacted myth, part heroic saga, and part literary tour de force; this is the tale of a king who dares to ignore the prophecy that foretells his fate. Conaire Mór's reign has ushered... more...

  • The Sorrowsby Randy Lee Eickhoff

    Tom Doherty Associates 2011; US$ 6.79

    The Ulster Cycle continues with The Sorrows , three stories that dramatically portray Ireland's cultural heritage. The first, "The Fate of the Children of Tuirenn," is a tragic tale in which three brothers must pay a blood fine for murdering an enemy of their clan-a reflection of the great sorrow, which is Ireland's Civil War. "The Fate of the Children... more...

  • He Stands Aloneby Randy Lee Eickhoff

    Tom Doherty Associates 2003; US$ 6.79

    Randy Lee Eickhoff, the award-winning translator of the epic Ulster Cycle, continues his retelling of Ireland's spellbinding history and folklore in He Stands Alone . For the very first time, Randy Lee Eickhoff has combined several translations of the tale of the Irish Achilles, Cuchulainn, to provide a new and searching look at the warrior whose... more...