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- 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...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 19.99
Wisdom of a Turkmen proverb. The Root of Wild Madder opens with an invitation that flows from the same ancient inspiration. "A carpet is poetry itself," an Iranian carpet merchant declares to author Brian Murphy. "You just have to learn to read them." So begins a journey. It follows Persian carpets from the remote villages of Afghanistan... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 15.95
"This magnificent collection of eleven early  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...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 16.00
Starting with a simple question - 'Which way am I looking?' - Tristan Gooley blends natural science, myth, folklore and the history of travel to introduce you to the rare and ancient art of finding your way using nature's own sign-posts, from the feel of a rock to the look of the moon. In this fully updated edition you'll learn why some... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 19.99
Learn more about Greek and Roman Mythology with this comprehensive and fully illustrated book. Audience. Intended for everyone interested Greek and Roman Mythology. Written in plain English. Fully illustrated with maps, art, and photographs. Search for the words or phrases. Navigate from Table of Contents or read page by page. Add Bookmarks. Text annotation... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
Once upon a time, the name Baghdad conjured up visions of the most magical, romantic city on earth, where flying carpets carried noble thieves off on wonderful adventures, and vicious viziers and beautiful princesses mingled with wily peasants and powerful genies. This is the world of the Arabian Nights , a magnificent collection of ancient tales... more...
- Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 19.95
In 1930, the last inhabitants of the isle of St Kilda were evacuated to the mainland. Shortly afterwards, following several acts of vandalism by local fishermen, Calum MacKinnon was sent back to the island to guard against further damage. Alone on the deserted island, he begins to re-imagine the conversations and stories from his years in the island... more...
- The Floating Press 1917; US$ 3.99
Prolific British author Arthur Henry Sarsfield Ward, who wrote under the pseudonym Sax Rohmer, brought to life the character Dr. Fu-Manchu, a brilliant criminal mastermind of Chinese descent. This archetype has gone on to become enormously appealing in popular culture, based in large part on the ingenious characterization that Rohmer sketched out in... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99
Step back into the romance and primal conflict of the medieval period with this collection of fairy tales and folklore from the era. Equal parts charmingly quaint and bracingly brutal, this carefully curated volume is sure to engage and enthrall readers who are curious about the myth and folklore of the Middle Ages. more...